Accounting Principles Certificate, C.G.

Accounting Principles Certificate, C.G.

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  • This certificate can serve as a great first step for students who wish to be an accountant.
  • Accountant jobs are expected to grow by about four percent by 2032.
  • An accounting certificate demonstrates specialized knowledge in financial reporting, auditing, and other accounting principles. This can significantly enhance job prospects.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • An attractive and dynamic campus fosters a rich environment for personal and academic growth.
  • The University’s instructors are true experts in their fields and are readily available to help students gain the academic and practical skills they need to excel.
  • The University offers substantial academic and social support systems to help students learn and grow.
  • Small class sizes enable students to participate fully in activities and discussions and to seek out extra help when needed.
  • Affordable tuition allows students to graduate with less debt.

This program provides students with a broad range of technical skills directed toward the accounting function of business. This program is designed to enhance the occupational skills of individuals employed in the Accounting field.  It is designed to help satisfy the GS-510 Accountant education requirements.

What can I do with this degree?

A degree from Vincennes University’s Accounting Department opens the door to many opportunities in the field of accounting and auditing.

This certificate would also provide a basis for continuing study toward the A.S. degree in Accounting.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

Have questions?

We are happy to chat with you to answer your questions and understand your personal goals.
Please reach out to us at or call 812-888-4313 for more information.