Considering an Online Bookkeeping Certification?

Herzing University, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in bookkeeping to become successful bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 1,757,870 individuals employed as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in America, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed today .

Bookkeeping Common Job Tasks
  • performing any combination of routine calculating
  • checking the accuracy of records
  • keeping financial records for a business
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Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting

The Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting provides students with an introductory understanding of general and payroll accounting practices and the skills needed to set up and maintain basic accounting and payroll records in typical business settings.

Accounting Administrative Assistant

The aim of the Accounting Administrative Assistant program is for students who are considering a career in accounting and wish to acquire the skills required to work as an the Accounting Administrative Assistant. The Accounting Administrative Assistant program will teach you the skills required to produce both manually and computerized reports. Key modules of the course include: Business Communications Manual Accounting Computerized Accounting The course prepares you for a job supporting all of the administrative functions for an Accounting Department which include assisting in the production and distribution of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports. If you want to find out more about Accounting Administrative Assistant, you can make an information request below and the school will contact you with further information.

Accounting Assistant / Bookkeeper

The Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper Diploma Program prepares students for careers in bookkeeping and accounting. In this 30-week program, students develop an excellent background in general accounting and bookkeeping principles with significant emphasis on the use of accounting software. The program covers the latest versions of Simply Accounting, AccPac and QuickBooks Pro, the most popular commercial accounting software used in business today. While not all companies will use one of these packages, graduates will have well rounded skills and will easily adapt to other software programs. In addition to the accounting software, students learn a full set of computer applications that are required to compete in a competitive job market; including MS Excel, Access, MS Word and Outlook

Bookkeeping Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Bookkeeping Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
Northwestern University
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 11th
New York University
Total Programs 204
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 13th
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 103
Rank in USA 16th
Vanderbilt University
Total Programs 144
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 17th
The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Total Programs 148
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 20th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
Boston College
Total Programs 112
Number of Subjects 94
Rank in USA 29th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Boston University
Total Programs 6
Number of Subjects 124
Rank in USA 32nd
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of Georgia
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 38th
College of William and Mary
Total Programs 59
Number of Subjects 71
Rank in USA 39th
Carnegie Mellon University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 115
Rank in USA 44th
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
Washington and Lee University
Total Programs 61
Number of Subjects 57
Rank in USA 47th