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Business Management & Administration

Accounting Operations

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Course Content:

Students will receive a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the bookkeeper including double-entry accounting, preparation of financial statements and payroll processing.  Students will also learn accounting-specific software including Excel, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Office.

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform basic office activities, data processing activities, and manual and computerized accounting activities using QuickBooks, Excel, and various other software packages.


Additional Skills Covered:

  • Accounting for a Service Business Organized as a Proprietorship
  • Accounting for a Service Merchandising Business as a Partnership/Corporation
  • Automated Accounting
  • Business Fundamentals Employability Skills and Portfolio
  • Excel for Accounting
  • Microsoft Office
  • QuickBooks Accounting Software


Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:

Students will be prepared to take one or more approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certifications or licensure exams in their field of study.


College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Standing:

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry certification, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System.  Students must enroll within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry certifications.

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Enroll in our Accounting Operations program today.

To get started in the Accounting Operations program, sign up for an ATC Program Information Session or to contact counselor at: [email protected] today!

Program Info



Daytime/100% Distance




Program Length:

900 hours (approximately 10 months – full time; 20 months – part time)

Program Offered:

August, January & June

Delivery Method:

Traditional – 100% classroom based
Hybrid – Less than 100% of instructional hours via distance education (online)
Distance – 100% of instructional hours via distance education (online).

Days & Times:


  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. (full time)
  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. (part time)


(with mandatory on-campus weekly labs):

  • Distance:
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • On-campus Labs:
    Tuesday, Thursday
    6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


(with mandatory virtual weekly labs):

  • Distance:
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Virtual Lab:
    5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.