Accounting Technician

Accounting Technician

Certificate Description

This certificate prepares students to perform a combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

Accounting technicians may be responsible for preparing payroll records, accounts receivable/payable documents, tax forms, budgets, financial forecasts, and financial statements.

Students will learn generally accepted accounting principles applied in computerized accounting. Students will also learn to perform word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; communicate effectively; and organize and maintain records. Job opportunities include accounting/bookkeeping technician, accounts receivable technician, accounts payable technician, payroll technician, voucher examiner, and ledger clerk.

Business Technology is now online!
Students receiving Pell Grant will need to attend face-to-face.

Certificate Courses

Certificate Requirements

Special Requirements

Basic reading (70%ile), Whole Numbers (85%), decimals (83%), fractions (83%), percents (83%), keyboarding (25 nwpm with no backspace and less than 10 errors), and language mechanics (62%ile) language expression (66%ile). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

Online Students

PC computer (no Apple at this time)
Students need an external web cam
Windows 10
Microsoft Office 2016
Internet Access
Other software may be required for elective courses (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)

Employment Outlook

Employment Outlook

The Business Technology Program at Bridgerland  Technical College has an outstanding reputation with local businesses, and student placement has been very successful. Employment projections by the Department of Workforce Services indicate business and office careers are among the top 50 career areas that will experience the largest percentage of growth in the next five years.


When can I start?

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available in the program. Because of demand, some programs have waiting lists to get in to the program. Please contact Student Services for information on those programs with waiting lists and defined starting dates.

Is financial aid available?

Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West. Stop by anytime or call (435) 750-3279, (435) 750-3114, or (435) 750-3204 for more information.

How much will it cost? Can I make payments? Are all tuition and fees due upfront?

Most certificates take about one year to complete. Each individual certificate page has tuition and fee amounts listed. Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2,504 - This is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:


Estimated Books & Supplies

Cost varies by specialization and/or electives chosen.

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Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main
Brigham City Branch Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
10 months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk
Certificate Availability
High School Students Arranged - varies by school Adult Students Logan Flexible schedules available. Mon - Thurs 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brigham Flexible schedules available. Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mon - Wed 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Online This specialization is delivered face-to-face and online. Note: Pell Grant is not available for online students.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus 

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)

Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus 

In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Main Office
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016