Skip to main content
Accounting professionals in a meeting

Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting

Gain Essential Accounting Knowledge with an Accounting Certificate from SNHU

Enhance your knowledge of accounting principles and practices with an Accounting Certificate, available on campus from Southern New Hampshire University. Whether the certificate in accounting is your first step toward a degree or a means to enhance your skills, the program provides the training you'll need in today's competitive workplace. You'll learn how to interpret and use financial statements and apply essential financial and managerial accounting principles and practices.

See Yourself Succeed in Accounting

SNHU's undergraduate accounting certificate will provide you with the basic accounting skills you'll need to succeed in an entry-level position.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your accounting certificate at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success
  • Affordability. It’s our mission to make higher education more accessible. That’s why, SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire. 
  • Innovative programs. Study abroad at little or no extra cost
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, N.H., named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine

Internships & Outcomes

By enrolling in SNHU's accounting certificate program, you'll receive a solid foundation in accounting principles and practices to prepare you for entry-level accounting positions in nearly every industry.

Accounting is a growing occupation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks will increase 11% by 2022. Stricter regulation in the financial sector is creating demand for educated and tech-savvy accounting services, opening up more opportunities for accounting clerks.

Curriculum

The curriculum will give you a foundation in essential accounting principles and practices. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience in accounting, taxation and fraud examination.

Two campus students using their laptops to complete school work

Campus Undergraduate Costs

Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals.

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.