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Accounts Receivable Clerk/Accounts Payable Clerk Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

Shoreline Community College offers a short-term Certificate of Completion (CC) in Accounts Receivable Clerk/Accounts Payable Clerk leading to an entry-level accounting clerk positions. Students interested in advancement are encouraged to enroll in longer courses of study to complete additional certificates or associate degrees in Associate Degrees in Accounting. Students pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree should follow the Business Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) direct transfer degree planning guide.

Program Advisor:

Dan King
206-546-4702 dking@shoreline.edu Rm 1415
Brad Fader
206-546-4688 bfader@shoreline.edu Rm 1416

Certificate of Completion (20 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Program Information:

Length of Program: 20 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $0
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Website: www.shoreline.edu/busad/accounting.aspx

EPC 5055

Program Prerequisites:

Placement into ENGL 099  or EAP 099 , and placement into MATH 098 .

Certificate Completion

Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning and Success at jaydelotte@shoreline.edu or 206-546-4719.

Accounts Receivable Clerk/Accounts Payable Clerk-What is it?

Students study and learn the basics of practical and computer accounting. Students successfully completing this Certification Series are qualified to obtain entry level accounting clerk positions.

Program Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this program- by obtaining a grade of 2.0 or above in each accounting course- should have:

  1. An understand the basic account cycle for service and merchandising firms, for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.
  2. A basic business computer skills with specific knowledge of commercial accounting software.

Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Certificate in Accounts Receivable Clerk/Accounts Payable Clerk?

The job outlook for accounting-related occupations is very good. Graduates may be hired as Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable Clerks.

Potential employers include: Certificate holders can be employed by government and private industry. Many of the accounting positions will be created in small, rapidly growing businesses. The field also provides opportunities for temporary employment, and part-time work. For more, please visit career information and resources at http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.

Shoreline Community College

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696

(206) 546-4101


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