Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Professional Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fundamentals of Accounting


339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fundamentals of Accounting

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Fundamentals of Accounting certificate provides students with a solid foundation in the principles and practices of accounting, including financial reporting and taxation. Individuals who have budget responsibilities or who aspire to such work will profit from a basic knowledge of accounting. Study completely online, or combine online and on-campus courses to meet certificate requirements.


Northwestern University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eligibility Requirements:

The following materials are required to apply: A completed online application; Official transcript showing bachelor's degree conferred; Statement of purpose; A current resume or CV.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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