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.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Billing and Posting Clerks $29,300 $37,500 $41,600

Source: 2018 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

Class meets: September 22 – December 3* from 6:00–9:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
*No class November 26.

  • Bookkeeping Level 1 & 2
  • QuickBooks Level 1
  • QuickBooks Level 2
  • Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements
  • Bookkeeping Practicum

Location: Cedar Falls Center

Cost: The cost of the program is $1,099. Financial assistance may be available for individuals who qualify. Call 319-296-4290 to learn more.


Register online for the Bookkeeping Specialist Certificate or call 319-296-4290.

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