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Accounting Technician

The Accounting Technician Certificate program is designed to prepare students in accounting and finance for business and industry. It will prepare a student for entry-level accounting and finance occupations.

Occupational Objectives: Public and private accounting firms, large and small businesses, tribal and government agencies and banks.

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Process daily accounting transactions, journals, and ledgers and handle other accounting functions
Estimated Program Costs
Tuition and Fees $2250
Program Fees $20
New Student Fee $15
Books $700
TOTAL $2985

* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Related Instruction Requirements
Communications: WRIT 101 or  WRIT 104 3
Computer Applications: CAPP 131 3
Health: Health Options 1
Human Relations: HS 100 1
Mathematics: M 111 or M 121 3-4
Native American Studies: NASX Options 1
Total Related Instruction credits required for degree 12-13
Accounting Technician Program Of Study
ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting 3
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ACTG 205 Computerized Accounting 3
Electives: BGEN 105, BGEN 201, BGEN 235, BGEN 278, BGMT 235, ECNS 201, ECNS 202, TASK 145, TASK 210, STAT 216 6
Total Program of Study credits required for certificate 20
Total credits required for Certificate 32-33

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.