Accounting Diploma
Riverland Community College

Program Details

The online Accounting Diploma program from Riverland Community College prepares students for employment in the accounting field. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Examine financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations
  • ​Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, and ensure that taxes are paid properly and on time
  • ​Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency and use of accepted accounting procedures
  • ​Organize and maintain financial records
  • ​Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to management
  • ​Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve profits


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate
  • Accuplacer or ACT scores (or evidence of successful completion of college-level math and/or English courses)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission