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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Applications Certificate

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The Accounting Applications Certificate is designed to prepare students as accounting clerks or income tax preparers. Course work in this certificate program articulates into the Associate in Science degree in Accounting Technology.

Accounting Certificate Earners May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $21,840 ($10.50 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $30,659 ($14.74 per hour).*

There are approximately 282 annual openings in Edison State’s service district. **

*Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2008.

**2007-2008 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Account Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Income Tax Preparer

Course Prerequisites:

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this Catalog..

Program Prerequisites:


Total: 16

Specializations: 11

Total Credit Hours: 27

Specialization Electives

Specialization electives may be chosen from one of the following areas: General Accounting or Tax Accounting.


Electives: May be selected from any Accounting, Business, Computer or Drafting and Design courses.

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