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Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting

Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program is designed to introduce students to fundamental payroll and accounting procedures. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting

School Offering Program:

Herzing University

Degree Level:

Diploma

Program Prerequisites:

Students considering enrollment in Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program should have a knack for math and an interest in learning accounting and payroll procedures. Though requirements may vary, applicants should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program is intended for students who want to learn how to set up and maintain bookkeeping and payroll records. Courses cover a range of introductory topics, including math, accounting, and management. Students also have the opportunity to learn how to read financial statements, create and maintain computerized spreadsheets, and produce financial reports.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

The average student taking a full course load completes Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting in 2 semesters (8 months). However, the program can be completed in 1 semester (6 months).

Financial Aid:

Herzing students could be eligible for a variety of federal and institutional financial assistance programs. Aid opportunities include employer tuition reimbursement programs, veteran benefits, federal grants and loans, federal work study, and Herzing University scholarships. The university can assist students in developing a financial plan for their education.

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Topics of Study for a Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting:

Herzing University frequently updates its course requirements in order to keep its programs consistent with employer needs and changing industries. Topics of study may include:

  • Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Business Math
  • Management
  • Computer Applications
  • Spreadsheets

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program, students could choose to continue their education in a bachelor's degree program in bookkeeping, accounting, or a related area. Earning a bachelor's degree may help students increase their knowledge and advance their careers.

Bachelor's degree options include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Bookkeeping
  • Bachelor of Science in Taxation

Career Paths:

Herzing University's Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program helps prepare students to perform accounting and payroll services in business settings. Graduates may be able to find employment opportunities through accounting firms, small businesses, large corporations, and nonprofit organizations.

Positions that graduates can pursue include:

  • Accounting technician
  • Bookkeeping assistant
  • Accounting clerk

Herzing University does not guarantee salary or employment.

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