Certificate In Bookkeeping

Enroll Now!  Courses begin September 19, 2015!


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 bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing skills are “projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022.”
- Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014, U.S. Department of Labor

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Need a refresher in basic accounting principles? Take our Accounting Essentials class on September 12th!

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

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Professor William Rundle has been teaching the AIPB Certified Bookkeeping course at Pace for over two years.  Many of his bookkeeping students pursue the AIPB certification during the ten-week course or within the following year.  Mr. Rundle has also been a Business Education teacher for twenty-seven years and has taught courses in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, and Business Law.  He has served as a high school faculty advisor for the Future Business Leaders of America for the past twenty-four years.   Professor Rundle will be teaching in Pace Midtown for the Spring 2015.


Professor Sheri Adebiyi is a Pace alum and a New York State licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. During her membership to the New York State Society of CPA's Small Business Outreach Committee, she counseled and spoke to small business owners and budding entrepreneurs around business basics including bookkeeping. Professor Sheri also teaches and facilitates trainings on a variety of topics as part of her current role. Ms. Adebiyi has over 12 years of experience, 5 of which include time spent in Big 4.  Professor Adebiyi will be teaching in Pace Downtown for the Spring 2015.



Student Testimonials

  • "Bill Rundle is a wonderful professor who made bookkeeping truly interesting!" - Tatiana T., Spring 2015
  • "If you want to advance your career and earn the CB, take this class.  I am now CB certified!" - Michelle M, Spring 2014 student
  • "This is the greatest class I have ever taken!  Professor Rundle made the material so easy to learn and understand." - Karen Y., Fall 2013 student
  • "I was really scared to enroll in this class. I am so glad that I did! I learned so much." - Mary B., Spring 2013 Student,
  • "Fabulous class! This is going to really help me get a new job!" -  Carol M., Spring 2013 Student,
  • "I would highly recommend this course for anybody who wants to pass the CB Exam.” – Sonya O., Spring 2013 Student

QuickBooks Computer Training
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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FALL 2015 Course Schedule:
Please Note: Tuition does not cover the registration for the CB Exam.  Please direct all exam eligibility qualification requirements to the AIPB.

The Certificate in Bookkeeping Classroom Course is offered in two convenient locations:                                                                

Sec. 1:
September 19 - December 5, 2015

(no class on 11/7, 11/28)

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th
New York, NY

Tuition: $1,299 (includes all materials)
Course# 90088

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.




Sec. 2: 10-Saturdays
October 3 - December 12, 2015

(no class on 11/28)

Pace University Downtown
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY

Tuition: $1,299 (includes all materials)
Course# 90180

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 (212) 346-1186 or ContinuingEd@pace.edu