Bookkeeping/Accounting Micro-Credentials

Stackable to Degree Program

Both Bookkeeping/Accounting micro-credentials align with requirements for the Business A.A.S. and the Accounting/Financial Management A.S. should students choose to continue their education after obtaining the micro-credential. 


Upon completion of this micro-credential, students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of vocabulary and concepts of accounting and bookkeeping for the small business, the use of online tools, word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases in a simulated business environment.

Following the completion of the Bookkeeping/Accounting micro-credential, the enhanced micro-credential continues to expand bookkeeping and accounting skills.

Bookkeeping/Accounting Micro-credential Outline

Enhanced Bookkeeping/Accounting

Upon completion of this micro-credential, students will be expected to demonstrate manual accounting procedures, preparation and analysis of the Statement of Cash flows, alternatives for making accrual and deferral adjustments, including merchandise inventory and closing entries, the application of computerized, general ledger accounting software, and the use of computerized systems for payroll accounting and federal tax reporting requirements.

Enhanced Bookkeeping/Accounting Micro-credential Outline


The Bookkeeping/Accounting Micro-credentials prepare students for career goals including:
Job Title Degree Needed Regional/State Job Outlook Regional/State Average Entry Earnings
Bill and Account Collectors Postsecondary non-degree award Favorable / Favorable $28,360 / $29,140
Billing and Posting Clerks Postsecondary non-degree award Very Fav. / Very Fav $28,760 / $32,300
Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerk Postsecondary non-degree award Favorable / Favorable $28,610 / $30,320
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks Postsecondary non-degree award - / - $28,340 / $32,940
Claims Adjuster Bachelor's degree - / - $45,880 / $48,450

Our Faculty

Highlighted for this program: Deb Dunbar, Barb Squires

Program Contact

Deborah Beall, ADI Professional Studies

*Students taking this microcredential may be eligible for NYS Part Time Tuition Assistance for Non-Degree Credentials. Click here for additional information.