Southeastern to offer Bookkeeping Certificate Program

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
Date: March 6, 2013


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University's Division of Extended Studies will offer Bookkeeping Level I: QuickBooks 2012, a new career enrichment course.
     Bookkeeping Level 1: QuickBooks 2012 is designed as an introductory course that covers basic accounting terms, the set-up of a cash basis business in QuickBooks, financial report processing and basic payroll entry and terminology. Taught by Deborah Anderson, the course will be held on Tuesdays March 19 through April 23 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center in Walker, 9261 Florida Boulevard. The cost is $375, which includes the textbook.
     The workforce development course, when combined with Bookkeeping Level II: QuickBooks 2012 and Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Intuit Certified User Test Review will lead to a well rounded certificate in bookkeeping. Each course will also be eligible for continuing education units (CEUs).
     Anderson is a graduate of Southeastern with a bachelor of arts degree in marketing and a bachelor of science in accounting. She holds the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification, which allows her to teach students the inner workings of the QuickBooks Accounting program and prepare them to take the certified Users Certification test.
     Bookkeeping is one of Louisiana's top demand occupations according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission's web site. The occupation cluster had a 2011 average annual salary of $34,770.
     For on-line registration or to find out more about these or other Extended Studies courses, visit or call Extended Studies in Hammond at 985-549-2301 or Walker at 225-665-3303.



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