Certificate In Bookkeeping

Fall 2014 Course Schedule Coming Soon!

Learn the essential skills needed to become a Certified Bookkeeper (CB Designation)!  This program is offered in conjunction with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) to prepare you for the national certificate exam --- the highest professional standard for bookkeepers.  Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion at the class conclusion.

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"Certified Bookkeepers (CBs) and those with several years of accounting or bookkeeping experience will have the best job prospects."  —Occupational Outlook Handbook—2010-11 Edition" U.S. Department of Labor

About the Program

The certificate program covers the essentials of bookkeeping for those who wish to pursue a career, entrepreneurs who want to manage their own books in a more professional manner, and individuals seeking to take the national exam and earn the coveted CB designation.  This course is taught using the AIPB Certified Bookkeeper Workbook Set complemented by the expertise of an experienced instructor.  The dynamic classroom experience will be augmented by standard practices, case studies, and real world examples. Please note that students who enroll in this program should have a basic knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping or general accounting.

Program Topics         

  • Accruals and deferrals
  • Adjusting, reversing, and closing entries
  • Depreciation
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • Error correction and reconciliation
  • Financial statement preparation
  • General ledger entries
  • Internal controls and fraud prevention
  • Inventory management and valuation
  • Payroll (including employee earnings and deductions)

Program Benefits

  • Earn the CB designation
  • Distinguish yourself from your peers
  • Improve your credentials with management
  • Fine tune your knowledge and skills to industry standards
  • Increase your earning potential and professional status


Meet the Instructors

Kevin O'Meara, M.S., is currently the Director of Technology at Iona Preparatory School.   Professor O'Meara is a graduate of Iona College with a BBA in Accounting and a Master of Science in Education. He has permanent certification in Mathematics 7-12 and Business Education and has taught Accounting for over 10 years. 

Professor William Rundle has been a Business Education teacher for twenty-four years and has taught courses in various business areas including Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, and Business Law.  Professor Rundle has also served as faculty advisor the past twenty-one years for his school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter.  His students have participated in many local, regional, and state competitions over his career.  Professor Rundle will be teaching in Pace University Midtown for the Spring 2014.

QuickBooks Computer Training
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This program also features the opportunity to include QuickBooks Training. In this course, you will learn the essentials skills needed to become an expert end user of QuickBooks.  This comprehensive two-day program provides practical knowledge and prepares participants to be confident in using this accounting software.

Tuition: $495 (includes all materials)

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financing options; sallie mae; payment plan; private education loan


Learn more about our Flexible Sallie Mae Tuition Payment Plans and the Private Education Loans available for this course!


FALL 2014 Course Schedule:
Please Note: Tuition does not cover the registration for the CB Exam.  Please direct all exam eligibility qualification requirements to the AIPB.

Certificate in Bookkeeping Classroom Course:                                                                
Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th
New York, NY


Tuition: $1,299 (includes all materials)
Course# TBA

Special Offer!  Take $50 off for Pace Alumni!
Tuition: $1,249

  Remember to use discount code DISC50 to receive your $50 tuition discount when registering online.


Questions?  Please contact us at (914) 773-3714 or ContinuingEd@pace.edu