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Online Bookkeeping Course

Online Bookkeeping School
Online Bookkeeping School

The USCI online Bookkeeping School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on your phone.

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 Course, with our self-paced school, 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 bookkeepers.

  • Work in any industry, even start your own business!
  • Bookkeeping professional salary – up to $47,440 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.

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This learning experience with U.S. Career Institute has been great so far. The enrollment process was quick and simple. My instructor answers back in a timely manner and is very professional. Professionalism is important to me. All the help I have received so far has been great! I am currently in the bookkeeping certification program the curriculum is to the point and easy to understand. I feel like this will be a success for me. I am taking this course to strengthen my knowledge in the field. So far all has been the best experience for distance learning.

Bookkeeping Student

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

What You'll Learn During Your Online Bookkeeping Training

U.S. Career Institute’s Bookkeeping Course provides graduates with the skills necessary to perform many accounting duties. Students learn everything from bookkeeping basic skills to advanced concepts in bookkeeping and accounting. The classes enable students to record, track, and analyze a company's finances in a professional manner.

Our online Bookkeeping program covers many 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

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

Judith Kaufman Instructor

Bookkeeping Program Instructor/Course Expert

Judith Kaufman, B.S.

At U.S. Career Institute, our dedicated team of course experts, instructors and instructor assistants are committed to developing and delivering high-quality curriculum. Our qualified Bookkeeping instructor Judith Kaufman is an accounting professional with more than two decades in the field. She earned her bachelor’s in accounting from Regis University. Her resume includes a decade as the CFO for a multi-national geospatial firm. Judith currently works as the Controller for a county government department of eight accountants. In her spare time, she is a published author/poet and a mother of three.

Bookkeeping Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life



Number of Jobs

1.7 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 Course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start working, with no previous experience needed. Our self-paced online bookkeeping training means you can study anytime and anywhere. There are no in-person classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Bookkeeping Course can be completed in as little as four months. Start your training today and begin working towards making $47,440 a year* as a bookkeeper.

For full bookkeeping 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 High School diploma or equivalent. Formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful when seeking employment in this field. Bookkeeping 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 Associates Degree 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. To understand more, check out our blog "What is Bookkeeping?"
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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. Although closely related, bookkeepers and accountants have different responsibiliites. Review our blog "The Differences Between Bookkeeping and Accounting" to gain a full understandings of how they differ. Our 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 $47,440 per year.*
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Q. How much does a Bookkeeping Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $589 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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People Also Ask

How much does online Bookkeeping school cost?
While our online Bookkeeping course 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 you can learn to become a Bookkeeper in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Bookkeeping school program is completed in 8 months.

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

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Bookkeeping Course 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.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook on the internet at Bookkeeping and Auditing Clerks (visited April 25, 2024). 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.