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Accounting & Finance

Money makes the world go round and with an FVTC accounting, banking or finance degree, you can be part of this with a new career. If you have an eye for detail and love working with numbers, you’ll be a great fit in one of these programs.


Accounting (AAS)

63 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Online, Oshkosh

If you’re detail orientated, this degree program could lead to a successful accounting career. Learn how to maintain records of accounts and handle business transactions for sales, expenses, payments, purchases and inventories. You’ll learn to prepare, review and interpret financial reports, which is critical information that helps management make business decisions. You’ll also gain skills in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, computerized accounting software, payroll, cost accounting and tax preparation. These services are essential for virtually any type of business, industry or government operation.

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Accounting Assistant (TD)

33 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Online, Oshkosh

As an accounting assistant, you’ll maintain timely and accurate records of daily business transactions, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventories, payroll and financial statements. Gain experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and other software. You’ll also learn and practice written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. With this diploma, you’ll be an asset to any business.

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Banking & Financial Services (AAS)

62 Credits Location: Appleton

Money makes the world go around and in this career field you are at the center of business and personal transactions. Learn about the framework of laws and regulations in the financial sector. Gain a broad knowledge of business activities as well as skills in financial accounting, sales and marketing, financial planning and investing. Learn to use problem solving strategies to help clients achieve financial goals. An internship gives you practical experience in financial services. You’ll be ready to take on a position in any department of a financial institution.

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Bookkeeping (TD)

13 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Online, Oshkosh

If you enjoy working with numbers and like to analyze information, then the Bookkeeping diploma might be a good fit for you. With this entry-level career program, you’ll learn how to process accounting transactions, create financial statements, calculate payroll, manage Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, use QuickBooks and other accounting software. The Bookkeeping diploma is a great way to start your career or grow in your current position as a small business employee.

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Financial Fraud Detection, Fundamentals of (C)

16 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online

Develop basic skills to investigate business fraud with this certificate. You’ll learn about cash flow and how to identify various types of fraud. Develop your skills in accounting and software such as QuickBooks and Excel. Courses also cover constitutional law and how to conduct an investigation.

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Types of Offerings

AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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