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Accounting Associate, APS

The accounting profession is seeking highly-motivated, dedicated and well-educated people. The field is especially attractive and fulfilling to those who have good problem-solving skills and enjoy working with people.

The Accounting Associate Program offers students the opportunity to enter the work force after completion and/or to further their education. Students progress through the sequence of courses their first year to obtain an Accounting Assistant Diploma. Upon successful completion of a second year of study, students will also earn an Associate of Professional Studies degree in the Accounting Associate Program.

Courses in the program are offered utilizing hands-on, active learning approaches. The two-year program culminates with the Practicum, on-the-job training in an accounting-related position with an area employer.

Iowa Central also offer a "Numbers at Night" program designed for working adults. All accounting courses are offered in a face-to-face classroom via night delivery on Monday and Thursday evenings. The remainder of the courses are available via online or night delivery.

Software training will include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Taxcut, Quickbooks Pro, Peachtree, and Payroll Integrated Software.

Potential Job Titles

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounting Associate
  • Accounting Technician
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Billing Specialist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cash Manager
  • Collections Specialist
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Finance Associate
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Junior Accountant
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Purchasing Clerk

Course Schedule

More Information

Advisors

Aubrey Brown
Advisor
515-574-1283
brown@iowacentral.edu

Instructors

Dr. Dawn A. Humburg CPA
515-574-1281
humburg@iowacentral.edu