Professional Development

Administrative Assistant with Bookkeeping and QuickBooks®

As the pace of business increases every day, more and more business professionals and executive require and rely on the administrative, accounting and record-keeping expertise of assistants.

Demand for professionals with administrative and bookkeeping skills is estimated to grow 14% through 2030. Combined with QuickBooks® software training, individuals who have all of these skills will be in high demand for years to come.

This program takes students through the ins and outs of day-to-day office functions, as well as the essential knowledge of bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business operations. Additionally, this course takes students through all accounting principles and bookkeeping necessities so that they can not only keep accurate books, but understand why and how these records are kept and how these processes and procedures might be improved.

A full study of QuickBooks® will ensure that students can operate successfully within the most-widely used accounting software application.


Lauren Garrett, Shippensburg University Instructor of Accounting


A 72-hour flexible online course with an accounting professional that can be completed in 12 weeks or less


Guided self-paced course


$1,699* (Cost includes all instruction and one attempt for the national certification exam)

*Books for this course can be purchased separately at the
American Institute for Professessional Bookkeepers.

Certification Opportunities

National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) Bookkeeper Certification Exam

After completing this program, learners will have the option to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, learners will be able to:

Define terms related to business accounting and apply accounting concepts and principles

Prepare and analyze financial statements

Describe long-term liabilities

Examine and apply concepts related to managerial accounting

Use QuickBooks®

Use Microsoft Office®

Program Details

4-6 Months


Mobile Ready


All Textbooks


24/7 Learner


Certificate of Completion


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