Mar 01, 2024  

Accounting - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CBA.35172

This certificate is designed to prepare students for an entry-level job in accounting. Tasks will involve keeping records of day-to-day business transactions, making entries in account ledgers, monitoring cash receipts and disbursements, processing appropriate budgetary costing procedures, and preparing materials needed for financial reports.

Total Semester Credits: 14

Total Semester Credits: 10

Fall Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 4

Total Semester Credits: 4

Total Credits: 32


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all courses in order to receive certificate.
  2. All ACC and CST courses must be completed within the seven (7) year period prior to certification in order to receive the certificate.
  3. ACC 229  and ACC 230  must be taken concurrently.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Delta College
Undergraduate certificate in Accounting - Advanced Certificate
Program Length: 18 months

Students graduating on time

80% of Title IV students complete the program within 18 months1

Program Costs*

$4,390 for in-state tuition and fees
$6,890 for out-of-state tuition and fees
$1,750 for books and supplies
$6,183 for off-campus room and board
Other Costs:
No other costs provided.
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*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.

Students Borrowing Money

N/A* of students who attend this program borrow money to pay for it
*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical graduate leaves with

N/A* in debt

The typical monthly loan payment

N/A* per month in student loans with N/A* interest rate.

The typical graduate earns

$32,851 per year after leaving this program

Graduates who got jobs

33% of program graduates got jobs according to the state job placement rate

Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

Tax Preparers
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Brokerage Clerks
Statistical Assistants

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in:

Additional Information:

No additional notes provided.

Date Created: 6/15/2017
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  1. The share of students who completed the program within 100% of normal time (18 months).

  2. The share of students who borrowed Federal, private, and/or institutional loans to help pay for college.

  3. The median debt of borrowers who completed this program. This debt includes federal, private, and institutional loans.

  4. The median monthly loan payment for students who completed this program if it were repaid over ten years at a NA* interest rate.

  5. The median earnings of program graduates who received Federal aid.

  6. Some States require students to graduate from a state approved program in order to obtain a license to practice a profession in those States.

  7. State Job Placement Rate:

    Name of the state this placement rate is calculated for:


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    What types of jobs were these students placed in?

    The job placement rate includes completers hired for: Any jobs
    Positions that recent completers were hired for include: n/a

    When were the former students employed?

    This rate is based on program completers who were already employed or were employed within six months of completion

    How were completers tracked?

    Graduation application survey and follow up survey

  8. Accreditor Job Placement Rate: N/A


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