Accounting Operations

Accounting Operations

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS – B070110 It’s no surprise that many successful business owners and CEOs began their careers as accountants, since accountants have an understanding of what drives business and profits.

In this program, you’ll learn how money is used by businesses, non-profit organizations, governments, and individuals. You’ll study both manual and computerized bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll systems.

The field of accounting offers stimulating and challenging work that is continuously evolving with technological and intellectual innovations. Demand is especially high for competent bookkeepers, accounting clerks, and payroll clerks.

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS – B070110 The Occupational Completion Points below, also known as OCP’s, represent a group of competencies or skills associated with this program’s curriculum frameworks. The CTE instructional standards and benchmarks are annually approved by the State Board of Education.

Course Code Course Title Hours
OTA0040 Information Technology Assistant 150
ACO0040 Accounting Clerk Assistant 300
ACO0041 Accounting Associate 300
ACO0042 Accounting Assistant 150

ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS – B070110

Average Wage:

$16.91 hourly, $35,170 annual

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:

Compare cost of program to future earnings

Industry Certifications:
• Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
• Microsoft Office Master (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook—must pass all four)

SCHEDULE:
Program Length: 900 hours

Fall and Spring:
M – F, 7:15 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Summer:
Hours may vary

Approximate Cost:
$3,546

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Students must take the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). In lieu of the TABE test, applicants who possess a college degree at the associate in applied science level or higher may submit proof of a U.S. college degree from a regionally accredited institution.

1. Meet with an advisor to discuss career programs.

2. Complete an application, and pay a $30.00 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is valid for one year.

3. Complete Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) test if required.

• Students who self-identify with a disability will be referred to Specialized Student Services.

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Student Services
239-377-0900
Email:
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