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Professional Bookkeeper (certificate)


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Official Title of Certificate: Professional Bookkeeper, Certificate

Award: Certificate

Code: CRT.BPA.PROF-BKKP

Total Credit Hours: 18

About the Business Administration Department

Purpose: This program provides the knowledge and skills required of a full-charge bookkeeper. It prepares the student to take the Professional Bookkeeper Certification Examination. Because the program is carefully tailored to job-related skills, the student can complete it in two terms.

Additional Certificate Requirements

Completion of each of the required courses with a grade of C or better.

Range of Occupations

  • Full-charge bookkeeper
  • Accounting clerk
  • Audit clerk

Certificate Graduation Requirements


To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101 ENG 101A , ENG 111, ENG 115, or ENG 121. See Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Certificate Requirements: 18 credits


Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Perform the basic functions to complete the accounting cycle.
  • Analyze financial statements and identify trends.
  • Perform the basic accounting functions utilizing computer applications.
  • Examine internal financial data to improve and enhance decision making.
  • Examine internal operations to determine the appropriate level of control.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

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