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About

Our Certificate in Accounting from University of the People provides students with an understanding of accounting principles including financial statements, budgets, and managerial techniques. 

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Overview

University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost toattend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university's mission of making quality education affordable for all.

As a tuition-free university, UoPeople offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional American universities, cutting your cost 95%. University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost to attend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university’s mission of making quality education affordable for all.

This certificate is relevant for those pursuing careers in accounting, as well as any professional wishing to improve their financial management skills.

Program Goals

A professional certificate program in Accounting from University of the People should be completed with the following goals to enhance expertise, significantly increase earning power, reputation, and the ability to deliver high-quality work.

Students are provided with the opportunity to sharpen their skills and knowledge in the field of Business Administration. Courses for the Finance Certificate will focus on the following:

  • Understanding financial reporting and financial management.
  • Analyze financial statements to support capital market decisions.
  • Accounting for liabilities, equity, and corporate forms of ownership.
  • Responsibility accounting, budgets, cost control, and standard costing procedures and analysis of variances.

Accreditation

  • UoPeople is recognized by the DEAC as an accredited online University, and adheres to all DEAC Standards and Code of Ethics.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • In addition, UoPeople has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Programme Structure

The Certificate in Accounting program requires:

  • The completion of the required 9 credits, and all courses listed for the course requirements for the specific program.  
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in all coursework attempted at UoPeople. 
  • Earn an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 in all courses taken. 
  • Complete all required exams. 

Courses include:

  • Basic Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

9 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Have English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • At UoPeople there is no cost for instruction, books, or traditional campus costs. Our mission is to make higher education affordable and accessible. Through our unique tuition-free higher education model, we have removed most of the costs for students to attend university.
  • However, to keep our mission alive we do ask for a one-time application fee and minimal assessment fees per course to help fund general university operations and provide excellent services to our students.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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