Program Overview

Eastfield College offers an online Accounting Assistant Certificate designed to give the student an increased knowledge of basic accounting and business principles.  Likewise, the program stresses the development of communication and human relations skills required for advancement in accounting and business-applicable careers.  This certificate is also useful because the courses required are featured in the Associate in Applied Sciences degree in Accounting.  Students pursuing this certificate are waived from TSI standards; however, 25 percent of credit hours earned must come from the college awarding the degree.

This certificate is a 31-35 credit hour program.  First semester courses include: Principles of Accounting I, Introduction to Computerized Accounting, Introduction to Keyboarding, Business Math and Machine Applications, Word Processing or Computer Applications II, and an elective in Business/Technical.  The second semester classes are: Principles of Accounting II, Computerized Accounting Applications, Composition I, Introduction to Speech Communication or Fundamentals of Public Speaking, and another Business/Technical elective.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree:

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    High school graduate, IBD, or GED

    School Overview

    Eastfield College is a medium, public, two-year community college located in Mesquite, Texas. Eastfield College is a part of the overall Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). Founded in 1970, Eastfield College wishes to provide excellent education and skill sets to advance students’ educational and career goals. Additionally, Eastfield College wishes to provide the surrounding community with the education and career options that are most needed.

    Eastfield College provides students with the opportunity to earn their associate degree as well as their post-secondary certificate. Eastfield has four schools including Arts & Communication, Career Technologies, STEM, and Social Sciences, as well as Continuing Education. 


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