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

Course # Course Title Credits
1010111000 Payroll Accounting Foundations 2.00
Description and Competencies

Students will prepare and report payroll records.

1010115100 Accounting Principles Accounting Cycle 2.00
Description and Competencies

Students will prepare financial statements using the generally accepted accounting principles for merchandising business.

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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100% Online

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Multiple Start Dates

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Flexible Pace

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Optional Lab Support

2022 Start Dates

January 5 May 2 September 6
February 7 June 6 October 3
March 1 July 11 November 7

2023 Start Dates

January 9 May 8
February 6 June 5
March 6 July 3


Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

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

$33,474 $37,295 $39,720
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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