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Accounting Clerk Certificate


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Caryn Schutte, Academic Advisor
(989) 275-5000, ext. 252

Need to prove you’re good at keeping books? Get a job, a raise or a promotion with Kirtland’s certificate — online!

Get your certificate in Bookkeeping online at Kirtland Community College.

Get your Bookkeeping certificate from Kirtland Community CollegeYou know you’re good with numbers. You like the process. It’s time to show you have what it takes to be a certified bookkeeper — and you don’t have to step a foot on campus.

Kirtland Community College’s online bookkeeping certificate will give you the evidence you need to:

Land a job as a bookkeeper
Qualify for a promotion
Secure a raise
Manage books for your business

After you complete 30 online credit hours, you will have everything you need to handle financial documents and recordkeeping in any business — including your own.

Get your certificate in bookkeeping from KirtlandYou’ll better position yourself to perform in a field that the U.S. Department of Labor predicts will grow 12 percent during the coming decade. Your Kirtland bookkeeping certificate will allow you to do much of the work of accountants and be in demand in all of these areas:

  • healthcare
  • social services
  • retail
  • wholesale
  • insurance
  • real estate
  • consulting
  • the service industry

You’ll become an expert in computerized accounting systems, accounting principles, the legal aspects of bookkeeping, as well as customer relations through your online coursework. Full-time, part-time or temporary work can be yours for the taking.

Your online bookkeeping certificate from Kirtland also will allow you to continue working toward a two-year degree in business administration, which you also can earn from Kirtland.

Related business and marketing degrees and certificates include:

Associate Transfer degrees

  • Business Administration (on campus and online)

Associate in Applied Science degrees

  • Business Management (on campus and online)


  • Accounting Clerk (on campus and online)
  • Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship (on campus and online)

Partnership Programs

  • Central Michigan University
  • Davenport University
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Northwood University

“It was a lot easier to organize my day around homework. I went to “class” after the kids went to bed.”

— Evan, Kirtland online student

Kirtland Community College bookkeeping certificateStudents planning to transfer to a four-year college or university must consult with an advisor and carefully study the requirements of the four-year institution from which they intend to secure a bachelor’s degree.

Specific information about program and course requirements can be found in our College Catalog.

Some of the jobs related to our Business and Marketing program:

(click on the links for detailed information about each specific job/career and for job outlook information)

Get general and transfer information on specific colleges and universities.

NOTE: Online degree programs may be completed by taking a combination of classes through Kirtland Community College and the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative, allowing students to get their degree completely online from Kirtland Community College while paying Kirtland’s very affordable tuition rates.

Kirtland Community College…education @ your fingertips