Student learns bookkeeping and basic accounting skills in Emily Griffith’s Accounting program.

The Accounting Program is focused on preparing students to perform effectively in an entry-level accounting and business positions. It is an evening hybrid program, which combines in-person classes with online coursework —making it easy for students to fit classes into their schedule!

Students acquire a wide variety of accounting skills and business knowledge to support their understanding of how accounting affects business decisions. Instructors tailor content to meet the needs of students. 


Our Accounting program costs $4,763 to complete. Additional fees for books and materials may apply.          On average, entry-level account bookkeepers and accounting clerks earn $28,187 per year.          Emily Griffith’s Accounting program takes just 9 months to complete. Students go to school part-time in the evenings and learn in an online hybrid environment, which includes classroom time.

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2019–2020 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time/Online Hybrid

Start Date End Date Days Time Status


6/2/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm Closed
9/25/2019 6/30/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm Closed
1/13/2020 9/25/2020 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm Canceled


2020–2021 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Part-Time/Online Hybrid

Start Date End Date Days Time Status


5/25/2021 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm Open
1/6/2021 9/1/2021 (plus internship) M/W 5:00pm–9:00pm Open


Program Cost


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We have successful graduates! Meet Danay Johnson, an accountant at Bud's Warehouse. This story goes beyond a graduate in a career. This story is about a bond a teacher and a student have beyond graduation.


Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 Entry Level   Mean Experienced
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 25% 14.03/hr ($29,187/yr)


20.46/hr ($42,566/yr)

23.68/hr ($49,255/yr)

Wage information is based on 2017 data from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Office of Labor Market Information

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 


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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Upcoming Related Events

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Health Information Session
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, July 10, 2020
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Trades Information Session
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm