Penn Foster makes it possible for students to earn a Bookkeeping Diploma from home. Individuals complete online courses and should acquire the skills essential to bookkeeping. Students receive hands-on training in preparing a balance sheet, income statement, and ledger. Students study T account basics, payroll accounting, and accounting systems. Penn Foster’s Bookkeeping Career Diploma includes seven Instruction Sets. These sets aim to implement effective study tools and methods to ensure success in completing a Bookkeeping Diploma.
Students begin by learning how to analyze transactions, balance ledgers, and apply basic accounting principles. Students should learn how to prepare income statements and record cash, credit, and C.O.D. purchases. Maintaining accurate financial records when running a business is necessary. The Bookkeeping program trains students to manually keep accurate records of transactions and checks.
Students may apply online, and after admittance into the program, they are ready to begin courses for a Bookkeeping Diploma.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster College is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
The DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster College is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education.
Penn Foster College’s Veterinary Technician Associate Degree has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for many Penn Foster College courses. Credits earned in Penn Foster College programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. Students who plan to continue their education with another school after earning a degree from Penn Foster College should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies.