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Technical Diploma

Bookkeeper

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Bookkeeper Overview

Are you a small business owner or work for a small business? CVTC's Bookkeeper Technical Diploma is the right choice for you! With this credential you will advance your skills to better meet the needs of small businesses and reduce costs for accounting services. Accounting skills are in great demand and you will learn to perform routine accounting tasks, process basic financial transactions, and perform payroll operations, as well as gain experience in QuickBooks.

Part of a career pathway, the Bookkeeper certificate credits apply toward the Accounting associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

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Just the Facts

Bookkeeper
9 Credit Technical Diploma

Program Length
Less Than One Year

Delivery Method
MyChoice

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Months
August, January

 

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Learn more about the cost of attendance.

Term 1

$

1,448

Books

$

226

 What are estimated program costs? Estimated Total: $1,674

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Career Opportunities

Accounting Specialist

Administrative Associate

Administrator/Payroll

Assistant Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper

Office Manager

Graduate Employers

Advanced Living Care LLC

Barron County

CCF Bank

City of Stanley

First National Bank & Trust

Walters Brothers Lumber Mfg., Inc

Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking several questions related to employment. Here are the program outcomes and job data.

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$41K
Yearly Salary

Our recent Bookkeeper graduates reported an average starting salary of $41,023.

 

78%
Employed

78% of our recent Bookkeeper graduates got a job in the industry.

 

341
Regional Jobs

There are 341 job openings in the CVTC district for the Bookkeeper industry.

Transfer

Credits to Other Institutions

Should you choose to continue your education after you leave CVTC, we have agreements in place with several institutions to ensure an easy transfer.

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in this program. Courses and the recommended sequence change from year to year; once you are enrolled in a program at CVTC you will be given a recommended course sequence that outlines what courses you should take and the order in which to take them.

You may search for available courses. If you are ever unsure of what courses to take, talk to your academic advisor. If you are looking for course information for previous years, check out our past catalogs.

Here are a few of the courses you can take in the Bookkeeper program.

Sample Courses

Accounting I
This course prepares the learner to analyze, record, summarize and interpret accounting information. This course focuses on business transactions, financial statements, merchandising business transactions, special journals, internal controls, receivables and plant assets. The learner will prepare accounting transactions for a practice set, including month-end transactions and preparation of the financial statements.

Payroll Accounting
The learner will make the necessary payroll calculations and record keeping, including social security taxes, income tax withholdings, and other deductions. They will also maintain employee earnings records, record journal entries and generate payroll reports. A comprehensive payroll project is required.

Intro to QuickBooks
This is a computerized accounting course where the student is expected to have a basic understanding of the accounting fundamentals to be applied to the QuickBooks bookkeeping system. The learner will post transactions within the system including receipting for cash sales and sales on account as well as purchasing on account and with cash. The learner will also perform the bank reconciliations and financial statement preparation with the QuickBooks system.

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Earn Credentials Along the Way

Career Pathways  What is a career pathway?

Career Pathways are a clear, manageable way to access education that provides employer-recognized, stackable credentials tied to specific jobs, education, and career progression. Career Pathways are beneficial to high school students and teachers, parents, adult students, and employers.

Associate Degree

Accounting

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Flexible courses, professors are very knowledgeable! Very affordable education!

Adam

Bookkeeper Graduate

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Degrees & Diplomas

Accounting, Associate Degree

Accounting Assistant, Technical Diploma

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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Admission Requirements

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