Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.
If you love a job with a clear process, have a knack for numbers, and pay great attention to detail, take accounting courses to become a valued Bookkeeper or Accounting Clerk.
There are many jobs in bookkeeping, which is the first and most fundamental part of accounting. Bookkeepers primarily post invoices for accounts payable and accounts receivable. However, they are also involved in payroll administration, bank deposits, payments, and bank reconciliations. Bookkeepers often track purchase orders and prepare financial statements. Records management and filing are also an essential part of accounting.
If you are adept with computers, you will excel in accounting. Advances in hardware and software have greatly enhanced the ability of accounting staff to manage the accounting process.
Take our Accounting Specialist Diploma and become a Bookkeeper or Accounting Clerk in just 13 months!
The college first taught accounting courses when it opened in 1899, and the founder himself was a C.A. Our program carries on this long tradition and helps meet the demand for people who can create and interpret the financial data for day-to-day decision making.
Fundamental accounting and sound financial management are critical to the success of all companies. Accurate and timely information is vital to making good decisions in an organization. All levels of accounting jobs are committed to providing reports that guide managers in an organization.
Every business requires core bookkeeping services and responsible financial management, so there are many jobs in this industry. Graduates of this program find employment as bookkeepers, accounting clerks, payroll clerks, and auditing clerks. Most work directly as staff in a company, but many people opt to set up their own home-based bookkeeping services after gaining experience in the field. Some go on to continue their accounting education.
Our Medical and dental office administration diploma program employs a variety of techniques to ensure that students thrive in a stimulating environment. In addition to traditional classroom instruction, our Instructors use field trips, guest speakers, industry videos, team projects, online interaction, case studies, role-playing, and mock simulations. Courses include
Founded in 1899, Maritime Business College (Lower Sackville & Halifax Career College) has provided advanced career training to thousands of students in Nova Scotia. The Instructors at Maritime Business College are trained and experienced experts in the industry. Insightful classroom instruction is complemented by practical training.
MBC graduates are also prepped for the job market. In addition to the core skills that are relevant to their program, students are taught the essential skills of how to market themselves, and how to succeed in the workplace.
Students in most programs attend classes for 13 consecutive months to complete this program. During this period, students have a winter break, spring break, summer break, and are off on statutory holidays.
Take a Diploma Program at Maritime Business College, and receive your Diploma in just 13 months!
* This does not include the Veterinary Technology Program, which is 24 months in length.
“My experience at Maritime Business College filled in the knowledge gaps I needed to launch my business. The instructors went above and beyond in helping to make it happen.”
Davan Skelhorn, Natural Harmonics, Small Business Development graduate, January 2012
“What a great year! I learned so much on both an academic level and personal level.
Thank you so much!”
Monique Reade, Paralegal Graduate
“I’d probably be flippin’ burgers somewhere if it wasn’t for all of you and your patience and incredible understanding! I absolutely love my job!”