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Bookkeeper Program Details

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.

Upon completion of this bookkeeping program, students will be able to apply their credits to the Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma program.

Just the Facts

9 Credit Technical Diploma

Less Than One Year

Delivery Method

Program Location
Eau Claire

Start Dates
August and January

Estimated Program Cost
Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $1,676

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Accounting 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. Learn more about Career Pathways.

Technical Diplomas

Accounting AssistantBookkeeper

Associate Degree


How To Enroll

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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Bookkeeper program.
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  • 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.

Transfer Credits

Once you’ve completed your associate degree at CVTC, if you are interested in pursuing further education, we have agreements with several institutions. To view a list of CVTC’s transfer agreements, click here.


  • Accounting Clerk
  • Billing Representatives
  • Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeping Supervisor
  • Customer Service Associates

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