Degree, Certificate or Diploma
6,211 Jobs (2020)
+7.0% change from 2020-2025
Data is from the Omaha Metropolitans Area, and the seven counties in Southwest Iowa that Iowa Western serves
What will you do
The Accounting Technician program is designed to place students into the workforce upon completion of the one-year diploma. Graduates are prepared for entry-level accounting technician positions, including financial record keeping, accounts payable or receivable specialist, and receptionist positions. Students who wish to earn a higher degree and seek higher level positions may continue on to complete an Associate of Applied Science degree by majoring in the Para-Accounting program.
- Entry: $15.41
- Average: $19.29
- Experienced: $30.00
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ACC 121 - Principles of Accounting I
BCA 212 - Introduction to Computer Business Applications
CSC 110 - Introduction to Computers
BUS 102 - Introduction to Business
MAT 711 - Business and Financial Mathematics
ENG 105 - Composition I
ACC 122 - Principles of Accounting II
ACC 161 - Payroll Accounting
ACC 311 - Computer Accounting
FIN 121 - Personal Finance
SPC 122 - Interpersonal Communication
SPC 112 - Public Speaking
BCA 142 - Spreadsheets
BCA 152 - Comprehensive Spreadsheets
MGT 195 - Workplace Empowerment
Total Semester Hours Required: 36.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Identify the major disciplines of business.
- Demonstrate use of general accounting principles.
- Employ the use of computers in business and accounting.
- Recognize accounting and business job opportunities within the current workplace environment and apply job search techniques.