Accountant Certification Programs

Get Certified in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Tax Prep, QuickBooks etc.

Get Certified in Bookkeeping, Tax Prep & Quickbooks

Enhance & Grow Your Business Knowledge in as little as 4 Weeks with Our Accountant Certification Programs

From employers to clients, everyone likes a financial professional with credentials. Achieving bookkeeping, tax prep & QuickBooks certifications can help you stand out from the competition and take your accounting career to the next level. Universal Accounting®’s skill-specific programs provide the hands-on training and experience it takes to earn recognized industry certifications to advance your career, with the flexibility and convenience of home study.

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Bookkeeping, Tax Prep & QuickBooks, Consultative Service Certification Courses:


Get Certified in Bookkeeping, Tax Prep & Quickbooks Professional Bookkeeper™ Certification After achieving the Professional Bookkeeper™ designation, you’ll be a full-charge accounting professional skilled in the day-to-day practical application of the accounting process in small to mid-sized businesses.
QuickBooks Specialist™ Certification The QuickBooks Specialist™ Designation This program provides the skills and experience it takes to become a QuickBooks Specialist. Earning the QuickBooks Specialist™ designation certifies your expertise with QuickBooks and demonstrates to clients and employers your commitment to providing top quality service.
Get Certified in Bookkeeping, Professional Tax Preparer & Quickbooks Professional Tax Preparer™ Certification Professional Tax Preparer™ certification is ideal for individuals interested in providing trusted tax preparation and bookkeeping certification for individuals and businesses.
The Profit & Growth Expert™ DesignationConfidently offer consultative accounting services as a value-add to traditional bookkeeping (write-up) accounting and tax work.  Learn the step by step process to help your clients go from being in the “Red to Black in 30 days”.  As their trusted strategic advisor, implement the nine principles to make their business profitable so that they can deliberately and intentionally be “in the BLACK”.  This is all accomplished when following the turnkey engagement covered in the Universal Business Builder program.

“This economy has a need for well-trained accounting personnel and Universal Accounting® is supplying just that. The intensive training your graduates receive is a highly marketable asset in today’s market. Dollar for dollar, I have found no better educational value than Universal Accounting® Program. Your candidates are a valuable resource to our operation and are easily place-able in the majority of positions.” —Brett Thompson Job Placement Assistance Program (PB, QS and PTP Programs) As a student and or graduate of Universal Accounting’s Professional Bookkeeper program, a buyer may be assisted with:

  • Resume Preparation – Assistance via email in the review and development of a resume to secure interviews
  • Resume Placement Assistance – Helping to identify possible employers and accounting related positions by following a weekly routine
  • Interviewing Technique Review – Role play advice and suggestions to improve the success of interviewing opportunities.

Convenient At-Home Learning

Universal Accounting® programs are delivered through informative videos and easy-to-follow workbooks. You can review the tapes as much or as little as necessary to complete your assignments. You set the pace. The distance learning model allows you to organize your learning around things like kids, work and other responsibilities. UA programs have been designed to allow you to gain the skills, experience and support it takes to advance your career, while still living your best life.

✓ Flexible training you complete on your own schedule

✓ Rich and engaging training videos you can view again and again

✓ Hands-on instruction and practice sets through which you gain much-needed experience

✓ Valuable follow-up support even after you complete your course

✓ The opportunity to earn professional certification

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If you’re interested in learning more about how professional certification could help you and your career, and exploring whether Universal Accounting®’s at-home learning model is right for you, fill out the form on this page. A friendly and knowledgeable UA advisor would be happy to help you explore your options and uncover the right training solution and business plan to suit you. Plus, you’ll get How to Make More Money in the Accounting/Bookkeeping Profession.

Accountant Certification Courses:

As a post-secondary school, Universal Accounting Center is proud to offer programs providing certifications, continuing education, and professional designations to help individuals excel in their careers with confidence.  Since 1979, we have strived to help our students accordingly:

  • We teach the full accounting courses for small business within the Professional Bookkeeping program
    • We give real-life scenarios/experience
  • We support you, as our student, with instruction and one-on-one tutoring to real-life application for at least 1 year or more
    • Support is a specific coach with a degree and real-life accounting experience
  • We teach all the steps to start your business (like a franchise would) if you choose to take on clients
    • We have proven marketing techniques that are guaranteed
  • The price includes everything.  No hidden costs. (Books, etc.)
  • All of our courses are up-to-date and even include next year’s updates
  • We are listed on the approved IRS website for education
  • Our courses are more visual than reading. You’ll learn & retain more as you watch, hear, read and do the training
  • You may receive specific designations recognized in the accounting profession (PB, QS, PTP, PGE, PFP, VB)
  • Our Professional Tax Preparer (PTP) program can help you pass the EA exam with the IRS

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