Accounting Professional

Overview

The Accounting Professional program provides students the basic competencies involved in an accounting or financial role for small businesses or in a support role for CPAs and other accounting professionals in a larger firm. An in-depth understanding of accounting principles will ensure professionals have the skills necessary to undertake the tasks and analysis required to work as an entry-level professional, provide bookkeeping services to small businesses of all sorts, liaise between small businesses and their accounting firms or support a team of accounting professionals.

Any successful business owner can tell you that proper accounting is one of the most important aspects of their entire organization. Proper accounting is essential to the effective functioning and success of any small business and the leadership teams in these companies depend entirely on their accounting staff to track and report the overall health of the company from day to day, quarter to quarter and year to year. Staff who understanding how to calculate the essential accounting data for a company have the skills to properly advise leadership on the business decisions they need to make.

Apart from the CPA who prepares the formal tax filings, the skills students gain from the Accounting and Finance Professional Program will ensure they’re prepared for the lead accounting and financial position with any small business or effectively assist on a sophisticated accounting and finance team. The theory and practical skills combined in this Program will ensure students come away with the essentials of accounting, business math and statistics with a fundamental understanding of finance and business law. Students who complete the Accounting Professional Program will have the skills necessary for success in these positions starting from day one on the job!

 

Program Objectives

After completing this program, learners will be able to:

  • Define terms related to business accounting
  • Apply accounting concepts and principles
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Analyze financial statements for decision making
  • Evaluate internal controls
  • Account for partnership transactions
  • Differentiate international financial reporting standards from generally accepted accounting principles
  • Define terms related to business accounting
  • Apply a working knowledge of accounting concepts and principles
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare and understand corporate financial statements
  • Analyze financial statements using various ratios and tools
  • Describe long-term liabilities
  • Examine concepts related to managerial accounting
  • Examine how managers use financial information to guide important decisions
  • Apply concepts related to managerial accounting
  • Prepare and analyze various types of budgets
  • Differentiate international financial reporting standards from generally accepted accounting principles
  • Use Microsoft Office

Certification

 

There are several National Certification exams that are available to students who successfully complete this program:

  • National Association of Certified Professional Bookkeepers (NACPB) Bookkeeper Certification Exam
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam.

 

Note: Inclusion of National Certification exam vouchers vary from school and payment / finance method. To check if they are included, you may message any of our advisors through any of our available channels here

Financial Aid

 

 

Grants (Military)

  • MyCAA for Eligible US Military Spouses

MyCAA is a $4000 education grant for spouses of service members on active duty in paygrades E1-E5, W1-W2, O1-O2. Spouses married to members of the National Guard and Reserves in the same paygrades, in title 10 orders, are also eligible.

MyCAA covers: tuition, externship and national certification exam vouchers

Our university partners provide, as job aids, at no extra cost: books / workbooks, laptop, mentor support, 12 mos subscription to CampusEd, job placement assistance.

To see if you qualify, message us here

 

  • Army Credentialing Assistance

The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program is a government-instituted training and education program that provides a grant of up to $4,000 to eligible soldiers. The grant can be used to enroll in more than 1,600 industry-recognized off-duty career-training certificate programs, licensure exams, and academic or vocational credentials, and even re-certification. It was first made available in October 1, 2019 to the Fort Hood, Fort Campbell, Fort Carson, Fort Drum, Fort Riley, and JBLM bases. As of January 1, 2020, the program is available to all installations.

To see if you qualify, email us here

 

Grants (Non Military)

  • Workforce Grant

We have partnered with private institutions to provide assistance to qualified students. The Workforce Grant is in place to help reinvigorate the workforce amidst the ongoing pandemic. If qualified, a student may receive up to 50% of tuition assistance.

To see if you qualify, message us here

 

Payment Plans

  • Zero Interest Monthly Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for any student at zero interest. This option is available for every university partner. Click here for a complete list.

 

 

 

 

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Texas A&M University - Texarkana

Payment Options

eLearning FACTS Management

0% interest with flexible monthly payment options.

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eLearning Monthly Payment

$1.00 on the first month. ZERO interest.

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eLearning Monthly Payment

$1.00 on the first month. ZERO interest.

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Grant Options

MyCAA for Military Spouses

Scholarship grant for eligible US military spouses

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