Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper

Technical Diploma

The Bookkeeper program is designed for small businesses seeking to better perform routine accounting and payroll transactions, individuals seeking employment as an entry-level bookkeeper, or individuals currently employed seeking to expand their basic accounting skills and knowledge. Participants will learn to process basic financial transactions and perform payroll operations.

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    Program Outline

    Term 1
    Course # Course Title Credits
    1010111200 Payroll Accounting
    Description

    Teaches accounting theory and application for payroll, including preparation and reporting processes, laws and government reporting requirements Prerequisite: 1010115100 Accounting Principles Accounting Cycle (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).

    3.00
    1010115100 Accounting Principles: Accounting Cycle
    Description

    Develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of accounting and all steps of the accounting cycle.

    2.00
    1010315500 QuickBooks Basics
    Description

    Students will process routine accounting transactions including company setup.

    1.00
    1010113500 QuickBooks Applications
    Description

    Perform advanced level accounting functions in QuickBooks: complex daily transactions, payroll, month end, reports and budgets Prerequisite: 1010315500 QuickBooks Basics (C or better).

    1.00
    1015110500 Digital Literacy with Cyber Security
    Description

    This course will cover identifying and differentiating between major computer components, Microsoft Windows operating system and application operations, computing environment issue troubleshooting, making connections between office network devices, file management, and basic cybersecurity threats and best practices.

    1.00

    At A Glance

    How You'll Learn

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    Multiple Start Dates

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    Flexible Pace

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    Optional Lab Support

    2024 Start Dates

    January 8 June 3
    February 5 July 1
    March 4 August 26
    May 6 October 21

    Program Tuition*

    $1,443

    Books & Supplies*

    $643

    *Total cost for degree completion is estimated by current course requirements, books, and supplies. Tuition and fees are set by the Wisconsin Technical College System and subject to change.

    You may experience these additional costs, not charged by Nicolet, estimated based on length of program.

    Transportation
    $978
    Food/Housing
    $972
    Personal Expenses
    $974

    Your Potential Careers

    • Bookkeeper
    • Accounting Clerk

    What You'll Learn

    • Process financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle.
    • Perform payroll preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks.

    Median Annual Salary

    $37,869 $43,665 $44,193
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    Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

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