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Accounting Certificate

Are you looking to sharpen your accounting skills? The Accounting Certificate program offerings provide you with a great opportunity to enhance your present skills or add new skills to your resume. You will spend time between the classroom and the computer lab working as a team with instructors dedicated to making you job ready or helping to prepare you to continue your education in an accounting-related program.

Career Opportunities

Students have the option of obtaining employment using their accounting skills. Some job opportunities are listed below:

    • Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable Clerk
    • Bookkeeper
    • Computer Accounting Clerk
    • Help Desk
    • Payroll Clerk

Upon successful completion of the Accounting curriculum below with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate. For students desiring to continue their education, they are eligible to go on to complete an Accounting Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree.


Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.

Required Courses

ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting 3 s.h.
ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I 3 s.h.
ACC-122 Principles of Accounting II* 3 s.h.
ACC-161 Payroll Accounting** 3 s.h.
ACC-311 Computer Accounting*** 3 s.h.
Total Program Hours 15 s.h.

*Prerequisite: ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I or equivalent.
**Prerequisites: ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting, or ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I with a grade of C or higher.
***Prerequisite: ACC-111 Introduction to Accounting or ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I with a grade of C or higher.