What are the course requirements of a certificate program in online bookkeeping course and how does it differ from an associate’s degree?

A certificate program in online book keeping is usually of a short duration and includes training in accounting principles, credit/debit principles, book keeping techniques, Software for book keeping, balance sheet review and so forth. Associate’s degree programs are slightly more advanced programs than certification programs and include additional courses such as auditing, managerial accounting, economics, statistics as well as financial accounting.