The Accounting Certificate Program prepares students for the world of work in business, industry, and government. The Bureau of Labor Statistics describes the job of a bookkeeper includes being responsible for some or all of an organization's financial accounts. They record company transactions including monies that come in and are spent. They also produce financial statements and reports for supervisors and managers on the health of the finances of the company. Bookkeepers can work in private practice, with individual clients or small organizations.

Career Options

The certificate will give students background for an entry-level position as an accounting clerk, bookkeeper, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other possible job positions in the accounting field.

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts that within the field of accounting and auditing (which includes bookkeepers) there will be a 10% growth in jobs by the year 2026.

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Transfer Options

  • To the workforce


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Accounting Certificate

    Accounting Certificate
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    Vance Christie
    Department Chair, Agriculture, Business and Communication