Expand your career opportunities or enter new areas of practice with help from AICPA certificate programs. Each program offers a comprehensive curriculum that practicing experts developed to build fundamental core competencies in specialized topics. Plus, they are available 100% online in one- and two-hour self-paced modules.
A 100% online, segmented course structure, with two years to complete the program, allows you to learn on your schedule.
Top-quality content, combined with award-winning scenario-based design, offers a practical hands-on approach to learning.
Build credibility and advance your career with a Certificate of Educational Achievement from the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.
Employee Benefit Plans Audit Certificate Programs
Prove you have what it takes with the AICPA's new employee benefit plans audit certificates. It's the only curriculum of its kind within the profession, pairing optional learning and online exams that verify the depth of your knowledge. The program offers four certificate options – one intermediate-level and three advanced certificates.
Single Audit Certificate Programs
The challenges of single audits have met their match with the AICPA's Single Audit Certificates, available for intermediate and advanced experience levels. These certificates will help you demonstrate your ability to plan, perform and evaluate single audits to your clients, employer, regulators and the public. A digital badge allows you to display your accomplishment online.
Not-for-Profit Certificate Programs
Whether you work in public accounting or a nonprofit, the Not-for-Profit Certificates offer a convenient and accessible way to get high-quality, comprehensive training in NFP accounting, financial reporting, tax compliance, governance and assurance. Available for two experience levels, these focused CPE/CAE eligible programs give you the targeted knowledge and marketable skills you need to set yourself apart.
COSO Internal Control Certificate Program
Through a blend of self-paced learning and live interactive training – or via our self-study online option – this certificate offers you a unique opportunity to develop an expertise in designing, implementing and monitoring a system of internal control. Improve your communication skills and technical know-how and expand your career connections when you register for this program.
IFRS Certificate Program
Expand the borders of your financial reporting expertise. This scenario-based series of courses provides a variety of case studies, plus audio, video and interactive exercises that will guide you through the concepts under each area of IFRS. The comprehensive, integrated curriculum of 25 online self-study CPE courses is available in English and Spanish.
Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
There is a growing need for forensic accountants — prepare yourself to break into this high-demand area! Covering all of the topics in AICPA’s body of knowledge for this subject, this engaging online CPE program provides participants with a solid understanding of financial forensics and fundamental knowledge of the legal system, gathering information, discovery, reporting, providing expert testimony and more.
XBRL U.S. GAAP Certificate Program
This comprehensive online training program from the AICPA and XBRL US provides the tools and strategies you need to create high-quality XBRL financials, and knowledge of data-tagging language can provide an important edge in the job market. You’ll gain the complete XBRL proficiency you need to stay compliant with SEC rules and avoid liability issues.
Client Accounting Advisory Services Certificate
CPA.com and AICPA collaborated with nationally recognized leaders to design and instruct the CAAS Certificate (Client Accounting Advisory Services). Topics discussed include: workflow analysis and design, onsultative client interactions, emerging technologies, onboarding clients, and performing client assessments.