* Including books and course fees
Anyone who is at least 18 years old and holds a certificate of educational competence like a GED (General Educational Development).]
For other certification, check here: https://scc.spokane.edu/Become-a-Student/I-am-an-International-Student/How-Do-I-Start/English-Proficiency-Requirements
As a paraprofessional in the accounting field, the accounting assistant analyzes and interprets the essential information about the operations of a business and contributes vitally to important policies and decisions.
An accounting assistant should have above-average aptitude for working with numbers and the ability to concentrate and communicate. Accounting affords a continuing challenge to creative, alert minds.
Students will earn an Accounting Clerk Certificate after completing the first three quarters of the AAS degree, and an Accounting Assistant AAS after completing the full six quarters of the program. All students graduating from this program must have a minimum grade of 2.0 in each of the accounting, economics, general business, and management courses. Students must also have a 2.0 cumulative minimum grade point average in all required courses in this program.
This degree is non-transferable to a four-year university. Students working toward the associate in arts degree for transfer to a four-year institution should consult individually with an adviser or counselor for planning the AA degree program. For information on AA degree requirements, refer to the Degree and Certificate Requirements section of the CCS catalog. More information on specific transfer programs can be found in the Academic Programs section of the CCS catalog.
The potential for advancement for accountants is limited only by training, ability, and effort. Many accountants move into positions in management because they understand the operations of all phases of business. Salary prospects for truly competent accountants are excellent.
POTENTIAL POSITIONS INCLUDE: accountant, accounting or inventory clerk, bookkeeper, cost accountant, junior accountant, junior auditor, junior federal assistant, office manager, payroll clerk or supervisor, paraprofessional.