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

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Harrisburg Area Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Official College Transcript(s)