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, government agencies, 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 $2285
Program Fees $20
New Student Fee $15
Books $800
TOTAL $3120

* 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 104 Workplace Communications 3
Health HLTH 130 Personal Health and Wellness 2
Human Relations HS 100 Human Relations 1
Mathematics M 111 Technical Mathematics 3
Native American Studies NASX (one course) 3
Technology CAPP 131Basic MS Office 3
Total Related Instruction credits required for degree 15
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
TASK 145 Records Management 3
Total Program of Study credits required for certificate 17
Total credits required for Certificate 32

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