Certificate of Accounting

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The Certificate in Accounting program teaches students the accounting standards and principles needed to carry out the fundamental tasks of the accounting occupation. The Certificate of Accounting is designed to prepare the student for entry into the business community in such entry-level positions as bookkeeper, accounting clerk, or assistant auditor. Courses and units of credit can be credited towards an IAU undergraduate degree.

At this time, IAU is unable to enroll F-1 visa students to the program.



Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:

  1. Acquire a basic foundation in the accounting field.
  2. Demonstrate developing written and oral communication skills.
  3. Demonstrate a developing ability to integrate learning across disciplines and experience.
  4. Demonstrate a developing understanding of ethical reasoning with regard to how Christian teachings, ethical principles, and core personal values are involved in business decision-making.



Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.