Program Overview

A person in the role of entrepreneur or a small business owner is often characterized as being innovative, educated, and hard-working; these are traits necessary to succeed in the competitive market. Students may enroll in Lenoir Community College’s Small Business Accounting certificate program to gain the essential skills needed for basic bookkeeping and accounting methods for small business owners. 

Students in the small business accounting program may be interested in first time start-ups or could have long standing small businesses needing the most current financial know-how to legally and efficiently manage the records for taxes and personal gain/losses. Accounting is essential to most small or large businesses, and is necessary for the set up, maintenance, and auditing of financial records of an organization. Professional accountants are responsible for evaluating numbers from financial records and reporting to the appropriate persons the cause and effect of the learned financial findings. The small business accounting certificate program is comprised of 6 courses, 18 credit hours and aims to solidify a student’s understandings of related material through courses such as Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Federal Income Taxes.

After completing this program, students should be able to pursue personal endeavors of managing their own business or enter into an existing company as an accounting professional. The certificate may give students the knowledge and skill to perform up to legal standards as well as perform in other roles related to monetary funds allocation in a business setting.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Lenoir Community College is a two-year public school located in Kinston, North Carolina. LCC was established in 1958 by the State Board of Legislation. Lenoir Community College is part of the North Carolina Community College System. The school serves nearly 850,000 citizens annually through its primary service area, which includes Lenoir, Greene, and Jones counties.

    Lenoir Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. The College offers many certificates and diploma options requiring less than two years for completion. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, weekend, and in online format. Distance Education courses carry the same academic credit and rigor as traditional on-campus classes and follow the same semester start and end times. Online courses can be hybrid, web-assisted, internet-based, or video courses.


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