Accounting Certification Through Chesapeake College
We offer an in-depth and comprehensive accounting program specifically designed to provide students with the general foundations, and advanced concepts, necessary for quality career positions in the field. By acquiring your accounting certification through our accredited associate degree program, you will be prepared for a wide range of functions with the skill sets and knowledge necessary to succeed in your future career. Our courses focus on making our students employable for positions on a management level.
Quality Education at an Affordable Price
Our accounting courses are designed to give students the quality of education they deserve. We feature a truly hands on experience with up to date accounting software in the classroom, and in online courses. Our AAS program focuses on developing the problem solving skills and technical knowledge required by the field to help students thrive in the workforce. We also offer practical experience at local business firms, that count towards the 60 credit requirement, to experience firsthand what goes on in an accountant's day. This program opens up a pathway to continue your studies, and advanced credentials that allow you to venture into your exciting new career with confidence, or even start a business of your own!
Our in-depth program gives you the skills necessary to succeed:
- Problem solving and technical skills
- Hands on instruction
- Upholding financial standards
- Navigation of complex regulations
- How to use accounting software
- Skills required to communicate financial information
- Practical experience at a local business
- Personable communication skills
- Evaluate professional responsibilities and ethical issues
- Strong leadership skills
- The confidence it takes to get the job done right
The Field of Accounting Has Abundant Career Opportunities
With your new degree you will be able to pursue a career as a:
- Financial Accountant
- Accounts receivable specialist / Accounts payable specialist
- Cost accountant
- Payroll manager
- Tax preparer
- Government or Corporate positions
- Non-Profit organizations
Feel free to take a look at our Accounting Program Brochure to acquire additional information, a breakdown of courses semester by semester, and see what our graduates have to say about their experience and the degree they have earned. This industry is always looking for highly trained individuals. If you are interested in becoming an accountant, don't miss out on the opportunity to get your career started off right with a great education.
Online, in-person, and hybrid courses are available.
Check the college catalog for the full list of programs available.