Bookkeeping Specialist Certificate

A career in bookkeeping allows you to work in many different types of businesses and industries. this certificate course includes theory and hands-on applications. Learn the vital information you'll need to help any business or organization manage their financial records.

Career Opportunities

Individuals completing this non-credit certificate may find employment as an account clerk, billing coordinator, billing analyst, or statement processor.

Sample Careers Average Entry Wage Average Wage Average Experienced Wage
Billing and Posting Clerks $27,700 $34,400 $37,800

Source: 2017 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Hawkeye Community College cannot guarantee employment or promotion.

Admission Requirements

No admission requirements or entrance exam is needed. Basic computer skills are recommended.

Completion Requirements

Students must complete all of the courses and achieve 80% on the practicum in order to receive a certificate. All courses, including practicum must be completed within one year of initial registration.

Class Information

Dates May 14–August 13, 2018
Days and Times Mondays and Wednesdays
See class schedule for times.
Location Main Campus–Buchanan Hall
Cost The cost of the program is $1,099. The series cost saves you $200 over taking the classes individually.

Class Schedule

Bookkeeping Level 1 & 2 May 14–June 13
Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00–9:00pm
QuickBooks Level 1 June 18–27
Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00–9:00pm
QuickBooks Level 2 July 9–18
Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00–9:00pm
Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements July 23–25
Monday and Wednesday from 6:00–9:30pm
Bookkeeping Practicum August 6–13
Mondays from 6:00–8:00pm


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