Sauk Academic programs

Bookkeeping (Accounting)

The Certificate program prepares students for entry-level accounting positions in private business and industry. This may include tasks related to bookkeeping, data entry, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Students who want to progress in the accounting field should consider continuing on for an A.A.S. or transfer degree in accounting. 

Work and Employment
Job positions that are available include: accounting clerk, bookkeeper, accounting assistant, trainee or technician. Continued economic growth in the region, resulting in increased business activity, should allow this field of employment to continue to grow.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2024-25 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required minimum number 16 credit hours.

Tuition $2,400.00 $5,760.00 $6,432.00
Fees $288.00 $288.00 $288.00
Course Fees * $100.00 * $100.00 * $100.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,788.00 $6,148.00 $6,820.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.