Full Charge Bookkeeper

About this Major

As the number of organizations increases and financial regulations remain a focus, the demand for accounting services positions will increase, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Providing useful, accurate financial information is paramount to any company's success.

In the Full Charge Bookkeeper major, students gain advanced knowledge of accounting practices and administrative duties. They gain experience on how to effectively communicate and manage financial matters in a way that can both keep a company on the right track and illuminate possible next steps in its growth.

Completion of this major qualifies a student to gain certification in a number of accounting services, including accounts payable and receivable, bookkeeping and payroll accounting.

Online classes are available for this major.

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Excel

ODCTE Accounts Payable

ODCTE Accounts Receivable

ODCTE Full Charge Bookkeper

Payroll Accounting Clerk

At A Glance

Open To

Adult students

Campus

Reno, Rockwell

Total Hours Required

1,220

Length

  • Full-time: 10 months of instruction
  • Part-time: 20 months of instruction
  • Online: 18 months of instruction

Times

Daytime classes, two sessions: Monday — Friday

  • 8 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
  • Part-time students enroll in either AM or PM session. Full-time students enroll in both sessions.

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Technology 125 hours
  • Accounting I 150 hours
  • Fundamentals of Admin. Tech I 120 hours
  • Computerized Accounting 120 hours
  • Payroll Accounting 150 hours
  • Administrative Technologies II 125 hours
  • Accounting II 150 hours
  • Financial Accounting 145 hours
  • Full Charge Bookkeeper Capstone 135 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for In-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Excel
  • ODCTE Accounts Payable
  • ODCTE Accounts Receivable
  • ODCTE Full Charge Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Accounting Clerk

Tuition & Fees

  • $2,684
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Required Textbooks (online only): $520.99
  • Optional Textbooks (online only): $634.86
  • One certification included

Total Estimated Costs for In-State Adult Students

$2,699

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Financial aid available only for on-campus students. Online students add up to $1,155.85 to total cost for required and optional textbooks. Costs are subject to change.

Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Excel
  • ODCTE Accounts Payable
  • ODCTE Accounts Receivable
  • ODCTE Full Charge Bookkeper
  • Payroll Accounting Clerk

Tuition & Fees

  • $5,368
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • Required Textbooks (online only): $520.99
  • Optional Textbooks (online only): $634.86
  • One certification included

Total Estimated Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

$5,383

This career major is available for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information

Financial aid available only for on-campus students. Online students add up to $1,155.85 to total cost for required and optional textbooks. Costs are subject to change.

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

$12 - $16

per hour

Pass Rate

70%

passing

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Certified public accountants' offices, financial services companies, government agencies, oil companies, corporations, small businesses

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