Certified Bookkeeping Certificate

This certificate prepares a student to pass the Certified Bookkeeper exam, administered by the American Institution of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). AIPB administers the exam, please see their website for more details.

The classes in this certificate are built from the Accounting degree; therefore, the opportunity is present for students to complete the degree without losing credit hours.

  • Students Graduating on Time

    N/A*Title IV students complete the program within 1 year
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to protect the confidentiality of the students.

    Program Costs*

    Cost: $2,902
    Description: for in-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $5,452
    Description: for out-of-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $1,298
    Description: for books and supplies
    : No
    : No

    Students Borrowing Money

    The typical graduate leaves with

    N/A*in debt
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    The typical monthly loan payment

    N/A*per month in student loans
    N/A*interest rate
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    Graduates who got jobs

    N/A%*of program graduates who got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

    Licensure Requirements

    The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:

    Ohio

    New program in AY 17-18 Date Created 3/20/2018 These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Required Courses

Courses

ACCT 1010 - Financial Accounting

This is an introductory course of study in financial accounting and financial reporting for business entities. (TAG# OBU010)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

ACCT 1052 - Computerized Accounting

A comprehensive approach to teaching accounting concepts in a software environment utilizing data files designed to simulate real-world businesses so that students gain "hands-on" experience with performing accounting activities, producing financial statements, and analyzing company performance.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Required Prerequisite Course: Take ACCT 1010

ACCT 1070 - Payroll Accounting

This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 2

ACCT 1090 - Certified Bookkeeper Prep

This review course is designed to prepare students to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper exam administered by American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Required Prerequisite Course: Take ACCT 1010, ACCT 2012, CISS 1220;

ACCT 2012 - Taxation I

Income tax concepts will be stressed in the course, such as income, exclusions, deductions, adjusted gross income, capital gains and losses, exemptions, tax credits, and determination of income from business, trade, or profession. Attention is given to the reasoning behind major tax regulations and their effects upon the business firm and the impact of tax regulations upon managerial decision-making.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

CISS 1220 - Microsoft Excel

This course is an introductory course in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Windows. Through a series of hands-on exercises, the student will create, edit, format, and print worksheets. Topics include: creating, saving, retrieving, formatting, editing, printing, creating formulas, using functions, naming cells and ranges, creating tables, creating charts, defining range names, validating data, sorting and filtering data, maintaining file organization, and using templates. Semesters available: Day - F, Sp, Su Evening - F, Sp, Su

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Required Prerequisite Course: Take CISS 1020;

CISS 1280 - Microsoft Excel Advanced

This second level course covers expert Excel features, including formatting with advanced techniques, working with templates and workbooks, working with lists, using analysis tools, managing and auditing worksheets, collaborating with workgroups, and using advanced format functions. Semesters available: Day - Sp Evening - Sp

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Required Prerequisite Course: Take CISS 1220

Total Credit Hours: 17