Accounting Technician

Earn your accounting certificate online and prepare for high-demand business careers

The accounting technician program provides training for entry-level accounting positions in payables and receivables, bookkeeping and payroll accounting. This convenient online program also covers financial decision-making tools for the small-business operator.

Who Is the Online Certificate in Accounting Designed For?

This program is a great entry point for students who are considering careers in business or want to take the next step in their current jobs. Because the accounting technician certificate counts as the first year of training toward the associate degree in applied accounting, it’s also an excellent option for students who may be interested in pursuing additional education down the road.

Why Earn Your Online Certificate in Accounting at UAF?

  • Earn industry-recognized microcredentials in Microsoft Excel Introductory and Microsoft Excel Advanced when you receive a 90% or better on two Microsoft Excel projects.
  • Learn from experienced accounting and business experts who bring real-world insights to the coursework.
  • Benefit from personal interactions with supportive faculty and advisors who are here to help you succeed.

Degree Type

  • Undergraduate Certificate


  • Online
  • Online/On Campus Combo

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Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.