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Bookkeeper - Entry Level


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Program Description


This Continuing Education Certificate prepares students in the field of bookkeeping. Bookkeepers compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. They perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining and checking the accuracy of accounting records, calculations and postings.

Program Objectives


CCBC Credential:

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).   Please note that this is an entry-level certificate and should not be confused with the Certified Bookkeeper status offered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Baltimore County College Promise
Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Length of Training


5–6 months; courses start in February and September at CCBC Essex and CCBC Randallstown.

Program Requirements


High School Diploma or GED

Recommended: Students considering this option should have basic computer skills, some experience with Microsoft Excel, and have successfully completed a high-school level basic algebra class. 

Application Process


To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence


 

Course Number

Course Title

Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

ACC 353 

Accounting /Bookkeeping I

 

16

Included in course cost

$219

T-$50/F-$169

ACC 354 

Accounting /Bookkeeping II

12

None

$159

T-$40/F-$119

​PCA 832 ​Excel for Bookkeepers ​15 ​Included in course cost

​$239

T-$49 /F$190

PCA 831

QuickBooks For Bookkeepers

12

Included in course cost

$199

T-$39/F-$160

Course Series Totals:

            55         

 

$816

T-$178/F-$638         

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

Self-Discipline; basic math skills; computer skills; detail-oriented

 

Career Opportunities:

Bookkeeping jobs can be found at a number of profit and non-profit organizations.

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Contact Information


Coordinator: Moire Riley | 443-840-1804 | mriley@ccbcmd.edu | Essex | Hunt Valley 106

Administrative Assistant: | Sarah Cullip | 443-840-1632  | scullip@ccbcmd.edu | Essex | BESS 116

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