Bookkeeping Courses at Lansing Community College

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Bookkeeping Courses

The bookkeeping program at Lansing Community College prepares students for bookkeeping positions or entry-level accounting positions. The program focuses on providing technical administrative support to professional accountant and other financial management personnel. Program courses include: posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer bookkeeping courses.

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Students Enrolled in the Bookkeeping Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Lansing Community College has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate4
Less Than Two-Year Award8
Associate's Degree19

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male9
Female22

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian1
Black3
White20
Unknown5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Bookkeeping program at Lansing Community College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Tax Preparers

Description

Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, tax preparers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 60
    • Average Hourly Rate: $26.13
    • Average Annual Salary: $54,360

Statement Clerks

Description

Prepare and distribute bank statements to customers, answer inquiries, and reconcile discrepancies in records and accounts.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, statement clerks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 550
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.11
    • Average Annual Salary: $35,600

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Description

Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 13.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 2,330
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.56
    • Average Annual Salary: $38,600

Gaming Cage Workers

Description

In a gaming establishment, conduct financial transactions for patrons. May reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books. May accept patron's credit application and verify credit references to provide check-cashing authorization or to establish house credit accounts. May sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons. May convert gaming chips, tokens, or tickets to currency upon patron's request. May use a cash register or computer to record transaction.

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Description

Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, payroll and timekeeping clerks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 180
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.19
    • Average Annual Salary: $39,910

Brokerage Clerks

Description

Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, brokerage clerks employment is expected to grow at a rate of 5.9% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Lansing-East Lansing, MI
    • Total Employment: 180
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $49,530

Statistical Assistants

Description

Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, statistical assistants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Bookkeeping Programs in Michigan

Bookkeeping programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Baker College of Owosso

Owosso, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)
  • Bookkeeping (C)

Baker College of Jackson

Jackson, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)
  • Bookkeeping (C)

Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

Montcalm Community College

Sidney, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (A)

Baker College of Flint

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Accounting (C)
  • Bookkeeping (C)

Mott Community College

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

Cleary University

Ann Arbor, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (A)
  • Bookkeeping (A)

Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 43 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (A)

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

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