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Online Bookkeeping School

As a bookkeeper, you will enjoy a good, steady income and job security. Few businesses can succeed without an excellent bookkeeper!  That's why your interest in our online bookkeeping school may turn out to be great for your career.  Over a million people in the U.S. have chosen to work in Bookkeeping and Accounting!

Why Choose Bookkeeping?

Today's career as a professional bookkeeper offers you the benefits of security, prestige, advancement and a good, steady income. Few jobs can give you the opportunity to work in so many different kinds of businesses and industries.

Consider all the interesting and exciting places you can work: the entertainment, fashion and advertising industries or for lawyers, doctors, business executives or politicians. Work in the travel and hospitality industry. Work for businesses and corporations of all kinds: stockbrokers, banks, retail stores, airlines, list goes on and on! No other single career offers so many choices. No matter where you live or choose to go, there are always plenty of opportunities for professional Bookkeepers.

Online Bookkeeping School

Online Bookkeeper Training
Online Bookkeeping Class
Bookkeepers work in any industry

Online Bookkeeping Certification

Bookkeepers balance the books. That's the heart of every business. They work behind the scenes to pay the bills, tally the invoices and analyze the financial health of the companies they work for. Every business needs trained professionals who can record, track and analyze a company's finances. From one-person businesses to massive conglomerates that employ thousands, the opportunities for Bookkeepers are endless!

Want a competitive edge? Take a look at our Accounting Degree Program with low monthly payments of just $139!


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Study when you want, where you want.


Education benefits and MyCAA approved.


Years in distance education.

How to Become an Bookkeeping Specialist

Step 1:
Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent

Step 2:
Get Formal Training through an Accredited Institution
While formal training is not always required, it can be helpful in seeking employment in this field. Bookkeeping Specialist programs are usually available at the certificate level, with online and on-campus options available. Courses typically cover topics like accounts receivable, accounts payable, ledger forms, and financial statements. Please note: individuals interested in more in-depth training involving taxes and payroll processing should consider our Accounting Services Course.

Step 3:
Start Working
Many employers will offer on-the job training, however the employee must prove mastery of nationally-recognized bookkeeping standards.

What You'll Learn During Your Online Bookkeeping Training

Our online Bookkeeping program is now available with Electronic or Hard Copy Lesson Books! Click here for more information.

  • Bookkeeping Equations
  • The Journal and Entry Systems
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Financial Statements
  • Computerized Bookkeeping
  • Closing the Books, Banking, Payroll Records
  • Partnerships, Corporations and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Discounts, Reversing Entries and Allowances
  • Accounts Payable
  • The Ledger and The Worksheet

For the full Bookkeeping course outline, please visit our Course Outline page.

Bookkeeping Course That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $40,240 a year* as a Bookkeeper. And our self-paced online bookkeeping training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online bookkeeping certificate course, there are no in-person bookkeeping classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Bookkeeping program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Bookkeeper, no previous experience needed.

Online Bookkeeping Course
Online Bookkeeping Specialist Course

Bookkeeping Program Tuition and Financing

Tuition for our Bookkeeping program is all-inclusive! You'll receive your electronic lesson books, supplements, instructor assistance and career support for graduates, all included in your tuition.

We strive to ensure our Bookkeeping  program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started on your online bookkeeping program today and be ready to work in in accounting in as little as four months!

Content updated by: Leslie Ballentine

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*With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained at, [June 4, 2019]. For more information, click here.