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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIOA Certified

About this Program

This 18 credit certificate is designed to prepare you to become a Certified Bookkeeper (CB) through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). The CB credential can improve your standing with your employer, qualify you for a higher paying job, and/or enhance your professional image. The credits earned in the Bookkeeper Certificate also apply toward the completion of the Accounting Clerk Diploma or the Accounting Diploma. The vast majority of the credits may also be used towards the Accounting Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. The curriculum provides a broad mix of foundation accounting courses, with an emphasis on technology. Included is a capstone class specifically for the AIPB exam. This certificate can be completed totally online. All classes in this certificate follow the Quality Matters´┐Ż rubric, which prescribes standards for online course design. Classes that display the QM logo have undergone a Peer Review and are certified as having met Quality Matters´┐Ż standards.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Albert Lea 56007
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0600 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@riverland.edu

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