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** If the student has an accounting background or experience, ACT 101 can be waived and the student would substitute an additional ACT, BUS or ECO elective class.
What Is Business Administration – Accounting?
This certificate program prepares students to provide support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. This program includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation and general accounting principles and practices.
Individuals working in accounting will aid in the preparation and examination of financial records to ensure financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time.
Depending on job experience and additional education, positions that have a bright outlook in the accounting field include, accounting clerk, bookkeeper, budget accountant, business service specialist, certified public accountant (CPA) and finance manager. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high growth industries.
In the state of Missouri, people well established in bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerk positions earn a mean average of $37,230 per year. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
In the state of Missouri, people well established in bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerk positions earn a mean average of $37,230 per year.
Graduates with an accounting Certificate of Specialization (C.S.) are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: accounting clerk, bookkeeper, brokerage clerk, county or city auditor, payroll and timekeeping clerk and tax preparer.
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