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Bookkeeping School
Bookkeeping School

100% Online. Take classes on your phone. Study anytime. Go at your own pace.

A career as a professional Bookkeeper offers you the benefits of security, prestige, potential for advancement, and a good, steady income. With U.S. Career Institute’s online Bookkeeping training, you will gain valuable skills that will help you find employment as a Bookkeeper, working for businesses and corporations of all kinds: banks, retail stores, airlines, and many more! Few jobs can give you the opportunity to work in so many different kinds of businesses and industries. No matter where you live or choose to go, there are always plenty of opportunities for professionals with a bookkeeping certificate.

  • Work in any industry, even start your own business!
  • Bookkeeping professional salary – up to $45,560 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$59 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI all-inclusive program Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

Bookkeeping Training that fits your life

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

Bookkeeping Outline

What You'll Learn During Your Online Bookkeeping Training

U.S. Career Institute’s Bookkeeping Classes provide graduates with the skills necessary to perform many accounting duties. Students learn everything from basic skills to advanced concepts in bookkeeping and accounting. The course enables students to record, track, and analyze a company's finances in a professional manner. Our online booking program covers topics including:

  • 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

Bookkeeping Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life

Earnings

$45,560*

Number of Jobs

1.6 million*

If you've found yourself searching the Internet for "bookkeeping training near me" and struggling to fit courses into your hectic lifestyle, worry no more. U.S. Career Institute’s online Bookkeeping training is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start working, with no previous experience needed. And our self-paced online bookkeeping training means you can study anytime and anywhere. With this online bookkeeping certificate course, there are no in-person classes to attend and no schedules to keep. In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $45,560 a year* as a bookkeeper.

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Bookkeeping Outcomes


USCI Student Testimonial Quote

This is a wonderful online school, very convenient and pretty reasonably priced to take a course! Each lesson is greatly explained with pre-tests in-between lessons. I am a single mother so this makes it easy to work online during my downtime.

Sara M.


Online Bookkeeping Tuition and Financing

Bookkeeping Program Tuition and Financing

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.

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


Online Bookkeeping School FAQ's

Q. How can I become a Bookkeeper?
A. Becoming a bookkeeper typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful when seeking employment in this field, 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.
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Q. What does a Bookkeeper do?
A. Bookkeepers are responsible for creating and managing ledgers and reports that detail a business’s varied expenses. They can work for accounting firms or for accounting departments in larger companies.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified?
A. Though some employers may require certification, it is not generally required to work as an entry-level Bookkeeper. Certification is not available with this program.
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Q. How are the Bookkeeping and Accounting Courses different?
A. The Accounting Services Course includes, in addition to all content of the Bookkeeping Course, additional education on tax and payroll processing. Due to this overlap, students cannot take both courses, and are encouraged to compare and decide between the two.
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Q. What is the salary for a Bookkeeper?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks have a median salary of $45,560 per year*.*
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Q. How much does a Bookkeeping Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $979 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Bookkeeping Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Does this meet my state requirements?
A. 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.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Bookkeeping school cost?
While our online Bookkeeping school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Bookkeeping school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Bookkeeping program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn to become a Bookkeeper, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Bookkeeping school program is completed in 8 months.

Is this the best online Bookkeeping school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Bookkeeping school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Bookkeeping school near me?
Our online Bookkeeping school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

Content updated by: Leslie Ballentine

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bookkeeping and Auditing Clerks, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.