Professional Bookkeeping Certificate
Harrisburg Area Community College

Program Details

The online Professional Bookkeeping Certificate from Harrisburg Area Community College prepares students for the national exam sponsored by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and a rewarding career as a full-charge bookkeeper in a variety of industries and businesses. Graduates of the program are able to:

  • Perform all functions of accounting for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations
  • Implement an effective system of internal control
  • Show proficiency in operating microcomputer-based accounting systems and developing solutions to accounting problems using computerized spreadsheets
  • Access the Internet and operate websites and databases in order to retrieve and analyze business information
  • Analyze financial statements, recognize potential problems, and suggest appropriate solutions
  • Complete bank reconciliations and track all needed payroll information for businesses

Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • College transcripts, if applicable 
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education