Professional Accounting - Track 1

Career Certificate
Cost
$5,251*

Level up your bachelor’s degree

Are you interested in becoming a certified public accountant (CPA)? Our Accounting Professional Certificate - Track 1 program can help you achieve your goal. If you have a bachelor’s degree (in any area), you can earn this certificate in about 2 years. You’re then qualified to take the CPA exam.

What can you do with an Accounting Technician Certificate?

The certificate prepares you to pursue a career in business through an entry-level bookkeeping position. You can then work in these roles at various companies:

  • accounts payable clerk
  • accounts receivable clerk
  • bookkeeper
  • accounting assistant

Highlights

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    ACC 212 3
    ACC 221 4
    BUS 221 3
    BUS 237 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 212
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 221
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 237
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 213 3
    ACC 214 3
    ACC 222 4
    ACC 252 1
    BUS 132 3
    • Course Code ACC 213
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 214
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 252
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 132
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 251 1
    ACC 271 3
    • Course Code ACC 251
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 271
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

33


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Accounting at CLC: Get the bigger picture

A technician certificate is just one possible way to study accounting. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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