program overview

accounting and finance - income tax preparer certificate

A business person uses a calculator and laptop for accounting.

* most courses can be completed online.
the accounting and finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.
spring application deadline is jan 05

Estimated Tuition & Fees



main campus, online

credit hours


program stats

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estimated completion time

8 months

current and upcoming course offerings

course number title credit hours
acc-120 principles of financial accounting 4
acc-131 federal income taxes 3
acc-140 payroll accounting 2
bus-115 business law i 3
cis-110 introduction to computers 3