The Accounting diploma program prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting in today’s technology-driven workplaces. The program emphasizes a combination of accounting theory and practical applications including banking activities; income tax preparation; record keeping for partnerships and corporations; data interpretation in planning and controlling businesses; and accounting skills using both manual and computerized systems.
What types of skills do students learn in this program?
Written and oral communication, organization and attention to detail, analytical skills, time management, systems analysis, mathematical and deductive reasoning, critical thinking and active learning
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- like problem solving
- are detail oriented
- enjoy analyzing information and have an ability to communicate the information
- like working with money and numbers
What types of jobs are available to graduates of this program? Where can they work?
Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Payroll Assistant, Accounting Assistant. Accounting Clerk. Billing Specialist, Bookkeeper, Staff Accountant, Audit Associate, Financial Analyst
Jobs are available in the banking industry, with payroll providers, in large companies with accounting departments and in accounting firms.