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Accounting Assistant

Career Training Certificate

Learn the accounting, bookkeeping and computer skills needed to provide support in a business, financial or accounting office.  This program begins monthly.  Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on weekdays.  Contact the Program Coordinator for information on possible evening or weekend classes.

Note: This is a clock-hour, non-credit certificate offered through the PCC Center for Training and Development.

Before enrolling in this program, you must complete certain requirements.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career Options: Seek entry-level positions in general business, finance, business or accounting offices.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by enrolling in additional certificate programs or in Pima's Accounting degree program.

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Program Requirements

Required Modules

Module # Title Hours
BO 701A Document Formatting I 30
BO 706 Business Calculator I 30
BO 708 Principles of Accounting I 20
BO 709 Microsoft Word I 25
BO 710F Office Practice for Accounting 83
BO 718 Microsoft Excel I 35
BO 719 Microsoft Access I 35
BO 750 Keyboard Operator 80
BO 760A Microsoft Windows XP 30
BO 800 Business English 20
BO 801A Document Formatting II 50
BO 806 Calculator II 20
BO 807B Recordkeeping for Accounting 36
BO 808 Principles of Accounting II 80
BO 809 Microsoft Word II 60
BO 810A Office Practice II 76
BO 811 Microsoft Excel II 30
BO 906 Business Calculator III 12
BO 908 Principles of Accounting III 80
BO 913 Quickbooks 90
 Total 922

Optional Modules

BO 812 Microsoft Access II 30
BO 992A Accounting Assistant Externship 120
Total with optional module 1072