Explore Academic Programs - Accounting


This program prepares students with workforce skills to perform the accounting and other necessary office management functions for small and mid-sized companies or fill bookkeeping and accounting clerical positions as members of larger office staffs. Coursework for the degree includes full charge bookkeeping, computerized accounting using QuickBooks, payroll accounting, and Federal Tax reporting. 

The Business Management Accounting Technician certificate programs offer students the workforce skills to perform the accounting and other necessary office management functions for small and mid-sized companies or fill bookkeeping and accounting clerical positions as members of larger office staffs. Both certificates are “stackable” into the AAS.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Bookeeping, accounting or auditing clerk

Potential Earnings: $18.46 hourly, $38,390 annually

Projected Growth Rate: Decline (-2 % or lower)


Billing, cost or rate clerk

Potential Earnings: $17.38 hourly, $36,150 annually

Projected Growth Rate: Faster than average (9- 13 %)

Tax preparer

Potential Earnings:  $17.57 hourly, $36,550 annually

Projected Growth Rate: Slower than average (2 - 4 %)

 

Degrees and Certificates

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science

Accounting Technician

60 credit hours; two years full time

Certificate of Completion

Business Management Accounting Specialist

18 credit hours

Certificate of Completion

Business Management Accounting Technician

30 credit hours