What Can You Do With a Bookkeeping Certificate? 

Use your abilities to manage numbers and details in many jobs:

  • Financial Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accountants Payable Specialist
  • Bill & Account Collector

Because the landscape of business changes, you need both the fundamentals and a diverse skill set to set you apart from the rest.

Build Your Skill Set Faster & Better

Copper Mountain College’s bookkeeping certificate program is a fast and efficient way to start a business career. Learn from faculty with real world experience who know what you need to succeed and ​​​​obtain a solid foundation of the essentials quickly and efficiently.

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In business, bookkeeping and finance are always in-demand, so start early. Earning a certificate in bookkeeping gives you the hands-on skills to get you into the field, all in in less than a year!

Your Bookkeeping Cert. Program Map

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What to Expect 

  • Completion Requirements
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​16.50 required units
    • A grade of C or higher in all required courses
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Required Courses

    Financial Accounting | 4.50

    Tax Accounting I – Individuals | 3.00

    Bookkeeping | 3.00

    Excel I | 3.00

    Computer Accounting | 3.0​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​0

    Total Units | 16.50

  • What You Learn 

    When you finish this certificate, you will know how to:

    1. Use accounting software to organize business transactions
    2. Complete tax returns for businesses and individuals
    3. Organize businesses by organizing their financial and accounting information

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