QuickBooks Specialist™ (QS)

What You'll Learn

The QuickBooks Specialist™ designation is the Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks which is designed to teach anyone how to use QuickBooks (desktop & online) with confidence. Whether or not you consider yourself a bookkeeping professional, this course is designed for you. Over 80% of small businesses use Intuit’s QuickBooks accounting software. Mastering QuickBooks can help you enhance your standing with a current employer or enhance your practice by adding setup, consultation, and help services to your menu. Enroll and become a certified QuickBooks Specialist (QS).

Course Description

The training includes:

  • How QuickBooks Works in Your World – Master QuickBooks software from A-Z
  • Customers & Sales – The Sales Cycle
  • Vendors and Bills: The Buying Cycle
  • Mastering Advanced QuickBooks Topics


SESSION 1: How QuickBooks Works
SESSION 2: Accounting 101
SESSION 3: QuickBooks Accounting 101
SESSION 4: Mastering Navigation Basics
SESSION 5: Getting Help and Finding and Correcting Mistakes
SESSION 6: Setting Up a New Company
SESSION 7: Modifying and Setting Preferences
SESSION 8: Introduction to Reporting

Convenient At-Home Learning

This program is delivered through easy-to-follow instructional videos and workbooks (instruction and reference materials). You have the flexibility to complete the courses on your own time, in a way that fits your life. Even though you may be training from the comfort of home, you are far from on your own. You’ll have access to the support of knowledgeable accounting professionals throughout your course and beyond.

• 549 QBD Video Lessons
• 236 QBO Video Lessons
• Clock Hours: 40+
• Designed to be done in 3 to 5 weeks
• Manuals with exclusive bonus content
• Online access, anywhere, anytime
• The opportunity to certify your skills
• Related Coaching & Support
• 100% satisfaction guarantee

Meet Your Instructors

Ken Bostrom, QS instructor & Color Accounting Expert Academic Coach.  Ken Bostrom has been an instructor, coach, and officer of Universal Accounting Center for nearly three decades. He has seen Universal Accounting Center grow from a small local brick-and-mortar accounting training school to an international provider of cutting edge, on-line certification training for accounting professionals to start and grow their own bookkeeping, accounting, and tax practices. Ken is the author behind our Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks, as well as its annual updates. You could say Ken wrote the book on how to use QuickBooks to get more done in less time, and to become a Profit and Growth Expert. He is a certified Color Accounting instructor, QuickBooks Specialist and a QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Adam Syvock, Universal Accounting SchoolAdam Syvock – your tutor Academic & Firm Coach, QuickBooks Specialist (QS) program. Adam works with Universal Accounting’s PB students regarding questions about curriculum and real-world accounting situations.  Adam is a graduate of Universal Accounting’s PB program himself,  and also holds a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  In addition, Adam also uses his skills as a profit and growth expert to run his own accounting practice.  He is also QuickBooks Certified and is working towards his Enrolled Agent (EA) designation to be able to help small businesses with accounting and tax.


More Courses

Accounting Training & Certification

Start Your Business

The Premier Accounting Firm

In Business For Yourself But Not By Yourself

Your Coaching And Support