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
1010115100 Accounting Principles: Accounting Cycle
Description

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

2.00
1010111000 Payroll Accounting Foundations
Description

Students will prepare and report payroll records.

2.00
1010111100 Payroll Accounting Project
Description

Students will prepare payroll tax during a quarter for a business. Prerequisite: 1010111000 Payroll Accounting Foundations (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).

1.00
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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100% Online

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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*

$1,251

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.

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
Local State National

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