Accounting

The Accounting Program is focused on preparing students to perform effectively in an entry level position in the field of accounting and business. Students will acquire a wide variety of accounting skills and business knowledge to support their understanding of how accounting affects business decisions. The program is designed for students who do not have accounting, computer and office skills.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2017–2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internships start after the program end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
1/8/2018  5/17/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
2/21/2018 7/2/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 5/24/2018 (plus internship) M–Th

7:30am–11:30am
or
12:00–4:00pm

9/18/2017 6/25/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–11:30am
or
12:00–4:00pm

 

Part-Time/Online-Hybrid (evening)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 5/24/2018 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm
9/18/2017 6/25/2018 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm
1/17/2018 10/1/2018 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm
3/14/2018  1/15/2019 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm

 

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internships start after the program end date.

Part-Time/Online-Hybrid (evening)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 5/22/2019 (plus internship) M,W  5:00pm–9:00pm
9/17/2018 6/20/2019 (plus internship) M,W 5:00pm–9:00pm
1/14/2019 9/15/2019 (plus internship) M,W  5:00pm–9:00pm

 

Program Cost

 


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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $11.41
  • Annual Salary = $23,727

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $20.87
  • Annual Salary = $43,413

Office Manager

  • Hourly Pay = $37.59
  • Annual Salary = $78,180

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounting Technician
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Collection
  • Data Entry
  • General Office Clerk
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Night Auditor
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Proof Operator
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Supply Clerk
  • Warranty Clerk

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Account-temps
  • Accounting Solutions
  • Accounting Perspectives
  • Accounting Trends
  • Accounting Alternatives
  • State/local government agencies
  • Federal government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Hospitality
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Communication Industries
  • High Tech Industries
  • Law Firms
  • Research Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Retail
  • Insurance agencies

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