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Our affordable online Accounting course

Do you enjoy working with numbers? Is your attention to detail the envy of friends and family? If so, you may benefit from the steady income and job security that typically accompanies a career in accounting. In our online accounting course, you will prep for the National Bookkeepers Association (NBA) Bookkeeper Certification Exam and gain practical, job-ready skills needed by employers everywhere. Accounting skills can be valuable for starting your own business, or you may be able to apply them as an independent contractor. Boost your current and future career opportunities with this affordable program that can be completed in as few as four months.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


Professional certification

Our online accounting course certification preparation includes the cost of the National Bookkeepers Association Bookkeeper Certification Exam*, a practice test, and your official certificate when you pass the exam. Certification validates your skills and identifies you as credible and qualified.


What you get

  • NBA Bookkeeper Certification Exam and practice test (a $150 value)
  • Ebook: Fundamental Accounting Principles
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

million jobs by 2026

Job opportunities

An online accounting course with certification preparation can boost your opportunities in entry-level accounting. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates there will be more than 1.7 million jobs in this category by 2026**.


Certification may help you obtain work, improve your pay, and boost your career path.


You're never alone. Online advice and networking is available to you as a student and after graduation.


Run the numbers—this is one of the most affordable courses of its kind.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

When you take the initiative to get online accounting certification preparation, it shows that you are self-motivated and aim to be a professional. Businesses of all kinds, from small private companies to large corporations, in every industry sector, place a high value on accounting professionals to help them manage their bookkeeping and accounting.

No. This is an online accounting certification preparation program designed to teach you the knowledge and skills to enable you to confidently take the National Bookkeepers Association (NBA) Bookkeeping Certification Exam after graduation.

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate from the program. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our online accounting course is not the only affordable, flexible, and accredited career program we offer. If you're looking to expand your business skills in similar areas, you may also want to consider:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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