With the Certified Bookkeeper Certificate of Completion you will acquire the knowledge and expertise necessary for a bookkeeping job at a small to medium-sized company. In the program you will create financial statements using double entry accounting and execute payroll cycles. You will gain critical thinking skills and learn how to apply internal controls to business processes. Our certificate program is tailored to help you succeed in bookkeeping.

Think of the Certified Bookkeeper Certificate of Completion program as both a career starter and stepping stone to further education, training and advancement in business. Upon completing the program, you will take an exam to receive the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers’ (AIPB) Certified Bookkeeper designation. You will also be prepared to sit for the American Payroll Association’s (APA) Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam. Should you want to continue your education, your credits can be applied toward an associate degree in Accounting.

Program outcomes
  • Create financial statements, performing each step in double entry accounting;
  • Apply concepts of internal control to business processes;
  • Prepare all calculations, entries and reports for a complete payroll cycle.

Program Curriculum

Course ID Title Credits
ACC 110 Business Mathematics 3
ACC 115 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 117 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 118 Professional Bookkeeping 3
Total Program Credits: 13