Earn an Accounting Technology Operations Certificate

Have a knack for financial details? Our Accounting Technology Operations Certificate prepares you for a number of key financial reporting and record keeping jobs. You can take accounting courses online to learn the principles, procedures and theories of organizing and maintaining business and financial records, as well as how to prepare financial reports.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

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Our Accounting Technology Operations Certificate teaches you to:

  • Prepare and use financial information to support decision making
  • Manage business information with appropriate software
  • Communicate effectively
  • Prepare governmental tax forms such as income, payroll, and sales taxes
  • Understand professional values, ethics and attitudes in business

Accounting Technology Operations Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Marta Przyborowski
Dean, College of Business

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program.

This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of accounting in a business environment. The certificate prepares individuals in the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining business and financial records and the preparation of accompanying financial reports in both a manual or computer-automated environment. These courses will apply toward the Accounting sub plan in the Business Administration A.S. degree.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

52.0302: Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Small Business Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Professional

Admission Rules

There are no admissions requirements for this program.

Fully Online

Graduation Rules

Complete all courses with C or better.


ACG 2021 Financial Accounting 3
ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting 3
1 ACG 2450 Accounting Software Applications 3
2 CGS 1100 Computer Applications 3
GEB 1011 Introduction to Business 3
GEB 2940 Business Internship 3

1 ACG2450 Uses QuickBooks Accounting Software. Completion of the course allows the student to sit for the QuickBooks Certification Exam.
2 CGS1100 is a pre-req to ACG2450

Total Credits 18

Continuing your education at SPC

SPC's Accounting Technology Operations Certificate is part of and transfers to our Business Administration Associate of Science Degree. This A.S. degree transfers to SPC's bachelor's degrees in Business AdministrationManagement and Organizational Leadership or Sustainability Management.

Industry Certifications

SPC's Accounting Technology Operations Certificate prepares you for this industry certification:

  • QuickBooks Certified User


SPC also offers short-term business training and professional development courses through our Workforce Institute.

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