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SMALL TO MID SIZE ACCOUNTING FIRMS

Since 1979, Universal Accounting Center® (UAC) has recognized the unique need for specialized training in small to medium-sized accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation businesses, particularly as more people start their own business. To meet this demand, UAC has embraced the very best tools that guarantee success for any practice owner. We are a unique, online post-secondary school accredited by the Better Business Bureau. UAC is responsible for help thousands of individuals get the skills, experience, and credentials needed to advance their accounting careers. sized

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Wether you are looking to get certified, start your own business, or grow an existing visit, let Universal help you reach your professional goals today. With help and support from our team of experts, you will be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.

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PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS

Universal offers several different ways for you to benefit from our expertise. With our accredited certifications and professional coaching we deliver industry-leading training that will improve your accounting skills, marketing tactics, and operating procedures. Learn to work efficiently and profitably, add valuable services to your business, and find new clients with ease so that you can start getting paid what you’re worth.

Our Training Programs

Color Accounting™

Color Accounting™ is designed to make it easier to learn the fundamentals of accounting. Through the use of diagrams and logical colors, you will see graphically how accounting actually works.

Professional Tax Preparer™

This program will teach you line by line how to complete individual and business returns so that you can prepare taxes on the side or start your own business

Profit First™ Professional

This certification is a must-have for those who consults with their clients. By following the process in Profit First™ Professional, you can be certain that you will help them make a profit.

Professional Bookkeeper™

The Professional Bookkeeper™ program is your first step to accelerate your accounting and bookkeeping career.

The Virtual Bookkeeper's Roadmap™

The Virtual Bookkeeping Business Roadmap gives you with the basics of building a solid foundation for your business. It ensures that you are working efficiently and profitably by providing you with the best practices when it comes to the back-office workflow.

Value Builder™ Certified

Earn your Certified Value Builder™ designation and create a predictable recurring revenue stream for your firm. As a Certified Value Builder, you’ll have access to a suite of marketing resources and access to Practice Builder, our free one-on-one training program designed to kick start the growth of your value-building practice.

QuickBooks™ Specialist

The Universal Accounting® QuickBooks™ training course is designed to teach anybody how to use QuickBooks™. It is specifically tailored to meet the needs of small businesses.

Profit & Growth Expert™

This proven system empowers you to offer consultative accounting services for your clients and serve as their Profit & Growth Expert™ .

Advanced Coahcing Membership™

In this 12+ month engagement, you will work directly with Roger Knecht, president of Universal Accounting Center, to help your business thrive. Additionally this group will meet once per month over closed Facebook Group calls. These meeting will discuss key value drivers in relation to Marketing, Accounting and Production. In the process, you will decide how best to implement this information within your business and be given assignments to help you achieve results.

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Across the nation, we are helping individuals cultivate the expertise necessary to build highly profitable accounting firms. We aren’t just teaching people accounting principles, we are giving them the tools necessary to unlock their own potential and give them life-changing freedom and flexibility in their careers.

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Alf Bostrom, the founder of UAC, create our school with you in mind. During his 35 years in accounting, Alf noticed a deficiency in the training for small business owners through university and college programs. Universities tended to orient their instruction toward the needs of large corporations, ignoring the daily tasks critical to a small business owner. UAC aims to give accountants the tools to specifically help small businesses.
To learn how professional certification could help you in your career and explore whether Universal Accounting®’s at-home learning model is right for you, please give us a call. A friendly and knowledgeable UAC advisor would be happy to help you explore your options and uncover the right training solution and business plan to suit you.
To be admitted to one of Universals’ programs, applicants must have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate, and be beyond the age of compulsory high school attendance, as prescribed by Utah law (see Rule 152-34-4(3) of the Utah Administrative Code). To register for one of Universal’s income tax preparation courses, the student must have completed the Professional Bookkeeper™ program, or obtain a favorable review through interviewing with a Universal instructor or administrator.
Flexible Distance Learning – Universal Accounting® programs are delivered through rich and engaging training videos, so you can get the skills to advance your career in a way that fits your life and learning style. That means no commute, no strict schedule, and no campus fees. Lessons can be reviewed as needed so you can fit learning around work, family, and other responsibilities.  Accelerated Training – Get the skills you need to advance your career, without spending years or even months in school. This highly focused program was developed to give you the knowledge you need to succeed without unnecessary filler.  Career Support – As a UAC graduate, you’ll have the know-how to build your career and even start your own business – but you’re far from on your own. You can feel confident knowing you’re backed by experienced professionals who are happy to help, even long after you’ve finished your courses.
Yes, upon registration students are provided with workbooks and other classroom materials necessary to complete the course. The appropriate distance-learning instructional videos will be provided as well.
Universal Accounting’s programs are delivered through convenient, online video tutorials. You set the pace and manage training around your schedule. You’ll have access to continual resources and support from experienced accounting professionals – even after you finish and are working in the field. Most of the programs are designed so that the Training & Certification can be completed in just 3-6 weeks.
You’ll have access to continual resources and support from experienced accounting professionals – even after you finish and are working in the field.
The tuition for each program varies and current promotions may apply.  Tuitions paid-in-full may be eligible for additional discounts. Student financing options are offered to all students with a simple down payment and recurring monthly payments for 12+ months.  To determine which program(s) best meet your needs and know of any enrollment discounts please call 877-833-7909 or schedule a convenient time to speak now
The tuition for each program varies and current promotions may apply.  Tuitions paid-in-full may be eligible for additional discounts. Student financing options are offered to all students with a simple down payment and recurring monthly payments for 12+ months.  To determine which program(s) best meet your needs and know of any enrollment discounts please call 877-833-7909 or schedule a convenient time to speak now
Universal’s job placement assistance program consists of resume preparation, resume placement strategies and successful interviewing techniques. Graduates receiving the Professional Bookkeeper™ designation will be assigned a Personal Achievement Coach to assist them in their career pursuit. While we may provide job attainment information, we cannot make guarantees for employment.
Universal’s Professional Bookkeeper™ Professional Tax Preparer™ and QuickBooks Specialist™ designations are recognized by employers worldwide as the gold standard in small business training. In addition, graduates of a Universal Accounting® program will be provided with a Graduation Certificate for each completed field of study. Universal will also provide a Letter of Recommendation regarding the skills you have learned.

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