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The Paraprofessional Accountant certificate prepares students for positions in bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, or tax preparation services under the direction of a Certified Public Accountant.

For more information about Accountancy, please visit the program page.

Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: ACCOU.CER.PARA

Program Requirements
ACCOU 1160Payroll Accounting3
ACCOU 1175Accounting with QuickBooks3
ACCOU 2140Financial Accounting4
ACCOU 2150Managerial Accounting4
BUSIN 1100Introduction to Business3
CIS 1221Data Analysis with Spreadsheets3
OFTI 1200MS Office for Professional Staff3
Program Electives
Select two of the following:5-7
QuickBooks Online
Introductory Data Analytics for Accounting
Income Tax Return Preparation
Income Tax Preparation II
Federal Taxation I
Cost Accounting
Total Credits28-30