Bookkeeping Certificate

Capitalize on your potential with a bookkeeping certificate from Central Penn College!

Are you good with numbers? Are you detail-oriented? A bookkeeping certificate might be for you. Bookkeepers play a key role in the financial management of a successful company. They manage payroll, monitor expenses, and revenue, and help balance the books. Bookkeeping jobs can be found in almost all industries, ranging from large corporations to small family-owned businesses.

Are you looking for a career change? In just 9 months, you could earn a certificate in Bookkeeping and be positioned for a better future.

Bookkeeping certificate at Central Penn College

A New 9-Month Certificate Program

  • 18 Credits
  • 9 Months
  • Online or in-person
  • Professional career

What You Will Learn

The Bookkeeping certificate program will teach you how to…

  • Produce financial reports.
  • Track company expenses and revenue.
  • Use accounting software to calculate and analyze information.
  • Check figures, postings and documents for mathematical accuracy and proper codes.
  • Comply with federal, state and local policies, procedures and regulations.
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Click here to view Central Penn College’s Admissions Requirements.


College Algebra
Accounting I
Accounting II
Managerial Accounting
Data Management Applications
Survey of Windows

Careers in this field include

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Accounting Associate / Specialist
  • Accounting Technician
  • Accounts Payable Specialist / Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

People who thrive in this field

  • Detail-oriented
  • Diligent
  • Good with numbers
  • Problem-solver
  • Analytical
  • Multi-tasker
  • Conscientious

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“Bookkeepers are often the unsung financial heroes of large and small companies. They perform the vital, day-to-day recordkeeping functions that promote operational efficiency and effectiveness.”

– Susan Snyder, Assistant Professor

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