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Description

Business Technology - Accounting

This certificate prepares students to perform a combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Accounting technicians may be responsible for preparing payroll records, accounts receivable/payable documents, tax forms, budgets, financial forecasts, and financial statements. Students will learn generally accepted accounting principles applied in computerized accounting. Students will also learn to perform word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; communicate effectively; and organize and maintain records. Job opportunities include accounting/bookkeeping technician, accounts receivable technician, accounts payable technician, payroll technician, voucher examiner, and ledger clerk.


Business Technology is now online!
Students receiving Pell Grant will need to attend face-to-face.
See the Special Requirements section below.

New Student Orientation (for enrolled students)
All Campuses

Quick Facts:

Location(s)

Main Campus (Logan)
Brigham City

Estimated Tuition & Fees:

$2,444 - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Duration:

12-14 months (30 hrs/wk)

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$272

Pell Grant Eligible:

Yes

Estimated Books and Supplies:

$1,663 - Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen. Click here for books and supplies details (ISBN/edition).

Availability:

High School Students: Arranged - varies by school

Adult Students: Logan – Mon. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues. - Thurs. 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Brigham – Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Mon. - Wed. 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Special Requirements:

Basic reading, basic math, keyboarding (25 nwpm), and language mechanics/language expression. Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Individuals must have a high school diploma or GED prior to admission.

Online Students:
PC computer (no Apple at this time)
Webcam & microphone (check your computer, many have them built in)
Windows 7 or 10
Microsoft Office 2013
Internet Access
Other software may be required for elective courses (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)

Outcome Data:

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education
Business Technology Program
Completion: 90%
Job Placement: 81%
Withdrawal: 10%
Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

Gainful Employment Disclosures



Employment Outlook

The Business Technology program at Bridgerland Applied Technology College has an outstanding reputation with local businesses, and student placement has been very successful. Employment projections by the Department of Workforce Services indicate business and office careers are among the top 50 career areas that will experience the largest percentage of growth in the next five years.

Online/E-learning Components

This specialization is delivered face-to-face and may contain online components.

Specializations

Required hours

ACCT - Accounting 1200 hrs See Breakdown

What others are saying

"This program prepared me to think creatively and fine-tune my skills. What I learned in class reflects what I now do on the job."

-Graduate

July 08, 2014