Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant

Shop owners bookkeeping

Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant Certification Prep Program

The Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant program will connect personal values with ethical business behaviors; develop the disciplinary competence for effective problem solving; think outside of local contexts; key business principles and gain experience in aspects of business management; skills needed to manage employees; maintain financial records, build team and leadership skills.

Take The Next Step

Jump-start a Rewarding New Career!


Course Style

6 Months




Total Flexibility

Online, on-demand training so you can study at your time and pace on any device – total flexibility.

6-Month Access

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.


Student Coaching

Online support with student success coaches.

Mentor Support

Take advantage of weekday and weekend online live Zoom mentoring sessions.

Externship or Observation​

Students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.



Microsoft Office – Word – 2 Weeks

Microsoft Office – Excel – 2 Weeks

Microsoft Office – Outlook – 1 Week

Microsoft Office – Powerpoint – 1 Week

Introduction to Business Accounting Series – 2 Weeks

Bookkeeping and Payroll Series – 2 Weeks

Professional Office Development – 2 Weeks

Program Total Duration – 12 Weeks

Bookkeeping Overview

This course covers the basics of business accounting. Students will learn about the accounting equation, analyzing transactions, preparing a worksheet, financial statements, and the fiscal year.  Students will also earn about internal controls, subsidiary ledgers, reconciliations, sales tax, budgeting, accounting for merchandising and cash, partnerships and corporations, and cash flow.

Career & Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)

Passing the Microsoft Office Specialist exam demonstrates you have a complete understanding of the MS suite and can get the most out of Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

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Career Paths
  • Payroll Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Accountant
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Specialist
Job Outlook

Employment of bookkeepers is projected to decline 5 percent from 2021 to 2031.

About 197,600 openings for Bookkeepers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Earning Potential

According to BLS.GOV, The median annual wage for Bookkeepers was $45,560 in 2021.

Career Development

Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.

Mentor Support

Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.

Exam Fee

One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.


Financing Options Are Available

Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different financing and scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your financing options and opportunities.

Military Spouses

The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.

This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!

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Separated Veterans

The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees. 

Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship. 

Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.

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Low Income

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.

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Self Financing

At MedCertify, we understand the importance of flexible payment options for our students. Our goal is to make education accessible and affordable, allowing you to focus on your studies and career development. Click below to view our self-financing options that are designed to suit your financial needs.

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