Accounting Clerk Diploma
Riverland Community College

Program Details

The online Accounting Clerk Diploma program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to move into the accounting field quickly. Graduates are prepared to:

  • ​Complete accounting processes and prepare financial statements according to GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) both manually and using computerized accounting software
  • ​Analyze and apply rules for payroll accounting, payroll law, and payroll taxes
  • ​Apply the fundamentals of basic managerial accounting concepts, including activity based costing, cost behavior (fixed and variable costs), cost/volume/profit analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, and other analytical tools for decision making
  • Identify and apply elements of contract, tort, agency, property law, partnerships, corporations, UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) sales and secured transactions, and professional liability law
  • ​Demonstrate proficiency in using computer hardware and software, including spreadsheet, database, and internet browser software to solve business issues and report these solutions

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Riverland Community College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score