Program at a Glance

Program Type
1-year Certificate
Area of Study
Business & Hospitality
Learning Options
100% online, accelerated
100% online
Est. Program Cost
$2960.00
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Become a Pro at Money Management as an Accountant

Every business needs an accountant. Get your start in this in-demand field and help organizations successfully manage their finances. 

Why Choose Germanna

This program is designed to prepare students to perform basic level accounting functions for a business or government agency. It also offers credits to those seeking to rise in their career. Germanna’s program is highly respected and meets all industry standards.

Career Options for a Certified Accounting Professional

In-Demand Jobs:  

  • Accounting Technician
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Treasurer

Salary Expectations

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What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:  

  • Accounting
  • Accounting systems and software
  • Business Math
  • Composition
Course Highlights
ACC 211: Principles of Accounting I
ACC 215: Computerized Accounting

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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