Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping

Basic Bookkeeping (Cert)


The Certificate in Basic BookKeeping is awarded upon successful completion of the 15 credit hours of business courses. Courses included in this certificate include computers for learning, business math, a survey of financial and managerial accounting, QuikBooks, and individual tax preparation and payroll accounting. Courses required as part of the Certificate in Basic BookKeeping also satisfy requirements of the Certificate of Basic Office Management and the Associate of Applied Science in Business -- Accounting Emphasis. The Certificate in Basic BookKeeping equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level career in business.

Not eligible for financial aid

Basic Bookkeeping Certification RequirementsCredit Hours
ACC 220 Payroll Accounting 1
ACC 221 Introduction to Individual Income Tax Accounting 2
ACC 290 Accounting Software Applications 3
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
EPR 140 Accounting for Small Business 3
MGT 130 Business Math 3
Total Hours Required 15


  • How much will this program cost me?
  • Program costs:
    • Tuition and fees: $1,716
    • Books and supplies: $1,294
    • On-campus room and board: N/A


  • What are my financing options to pay for the program?
  • In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 0% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:
    • Federal Loans $0
    • Private education loans $0
    • Institutional financing plan $0


  • How long will it take me to complete this program?
  • The program is designed to take 12 months to complete. N/A % of graduates from this program finished in this time.
  • What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
  • The job placement rate for students who complete the program is N/A %
  • Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
  • N/A % of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.