About This Degree
The Professional Bookkeeping Certificate of Proficiency is designed to help students prepare for national tests administered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). Part of AIPB's mission is to certify bookkeepers who meet national standards and help them receive recognition as bookkeepers and accounting professionals. Students who complete the certificate will be prepared to help a small business with business accounting, tax filing, general financial management, and budget tracking.
The certificate of proficiency offers accelerated entrance to the job market and a short-term credential that students can build on to access more advanced jobs and higher wages. The certification will be essential for businesses in regions of the state with a diverse tourism, travel, and recreation industry.
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View Potential Careers
With a professional bookkeeping certificate, students may pursue the following careers:
- Small Business Accounting
- Business Accounting
- Tax Filing
- Financial Management
- Budget Tracking