Do you need professional certification to become a full-charge Bookkeeper?
This Bookkeeping Certificate program, endorsed by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB), is designed for those with little or no experience in bookkeeping. Courses in the certificate teach basic bookkeeping skills and prepare you to sit for the AIPB exam. (AIPB certification is required for staff bookkeepers in many large companies.) Completion of the certificate prepares you to work independently as a full-charge bookkeeper.
Topics include basic principles of accounting, journals and ledgers, payroll concepts and employer taxes, payments and reports. you'll also learn about merchandising businesses, classified financial statements, inventory valuation, advanced accounting with Quickbooks, and more.
All of our certificates are designed to help you advance along your career path, providing a flexible and cost-efficient alternative to comparable degree programs. The Bookkeeping certificate is designed to help you begin a career, improve your skills, or gain the AIPB certification recognition that will help you to advance in his field. This certificate is also a logical first step towards completing our Payroll-PayTrain certificate. Employment as a certified bookkeeper can also lead to career moves into accounting, management, human resource or finance positions.
The courses in this certificate will provide basic bookkeeping skills and, with the Exam Review Option, prepare you for the certification to become full-charge bookkeeper. For example:
Baruch College, based in New York, is the largest public business school in the U.S., with an unparalleled reputation for excellence in accounting. All the Accounting Certificates in Baruch's Continuing and Professional Studies division offer:
NOTE: Once you have purchased a certificate, please do not register for the individual classes online. Call 646-312-5000 to schedule your appointment with an enrollment advisor. You will register for the individual classes in your certificate through an enrollment advisor.
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If purchased individually, the total cost of courses in this program is $2,876.(You may purchase individual courses by clicking on the course title below.)