Accounting Technician

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Community and Technical College


The accounting technician program prepares students for entry-level accounting positions in payables and/or receivables, bookkeeping and payroll accounting. This program covers financial decision-making tools for the small-business operator as well.

Courses in this program address the concerns of modern businesspeople and provide training to enhance business success. The accounting technician certificate represents the first year of training toward the applied accounting A.A.S. degree. Students admitted into the accounting B.B.A. degree program may apply their earned certificate credits toward the State of Alaska’s 150-hour requirement for a certified public accountant license.

Students entering the certificate program are expected to have basic computer skills equivalent to CIOS F150. Classes are scheduled in the evening to accommodate working students. Microcomputer and office technology labs are available for hands-on training.