Courses & Programs

Accounting Certificate

The Accounting Certificate prepares students to pursue entry-level employment in the field of accounting. Credits earned through the certificate program maybe applied toward the A.S. in Accounting as well. A majority of the certificate program requirements may be taken online.  In order to obtain the Accounting Certificate students will be required to earn the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers' (AIPB) Certified Bookkeeper (CB) Designation exam. 


Upon graduating from this program, students will:

  • Be able to analyze and record accounting transactions that result in accurately prepared financial statements
  • Apply quantitative analysis of accounting data to operate an accounting information system.

What will you learn?

Continue toward your associate degree, or go right into the workforce! Job and career options include:

  • Financial accounting
  • Auditing
  • Budget analysis
  • Tax planning

Learn more at HCC's Advising, Career & Transfer Center and at What Can I Do With This Major?

26 total credits

26 Program Requirements