Oct 20, 2020  
NIACC Catalog 2020-2021 
NIACC Catalog 2020-2021

Accounting Certificate

Are you looking to sharpen your accounting skills? The Accounting Certificate program offerings provide you with a great opportunity to enhance your present skills or add new skills to your resume. You will spend time between the classroom and the computer lab working as a team with instructors dedicated to making you job ready or helping to prepare you to continue your education in an accounting-related program.

Career Opportunities

Students have the option of obtaining employment using their accounting skills. Some job opportunities are listed below:

  • Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Computer Accounting Clerk
  • Help Desk
  • Payroll Clerk

Upon successful completion of the Accounting curriculum below with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate. For students desiring to continue their education, they are eligible to go on to complete an Accounting Diploma or an Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Business Internships

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Talk to the Business Internship Coordinator or your Counselor to decide when in your college career you should participate in an internship.
  2. Enroll in and pass Workplace Professionalism (BUS 162 ).
    • Workplace Professionalism is a 3 s.h. course that is a prerequisite to Business Internships ~ it can be taken at any time prior to a Business Internship.
  3. Upon passing Workplace Professionalism, the student is eligible for a Business Internship (BUS 225 ).
    • Students may register for a Business Internship only when they have located, secured and have had the internship site approved with the Business Internship Coordinator.
    • Business Internship credit ranges from 1 s.h. to 5 s.h. ~ this must be determined prior to registering for the course.

All students are highly encouraged to participate in a Business Internship before graduating.