Students prepare for careers in private or public businesses in positions including accounting technicians, full-charge bookkeepers, accounts payable clerks, accounts receivable clerks and payroll clerks. From theory to application, students use computerized software common in business, such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Quick Books. Industry partnerships often provide opportunities for work-based experience in accounting-related environments. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.
Delivery: This program, slated to start fall quarter 2014, will be online, with the option to meet with an instructor on campus at various times throughout your studies.
Program length: 6 quarters (approximate)