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Accounting AP AR Training: With Work Placement in Austin TX Your Options Are Limited… and Here’s The List

Texas has various post-secondary schools that offer certificate and degree programs in accounting and/or bookkeeping. Some of these programs offer accounting AP AR training with work placement in Austin TX, which has the following benefits:

  • Practical experience in your industry
  • Greater chance of employment once you graduate
  • Experience of teamwork and professional development of interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of the current state and potential developments in the financial industry
  • Real world applications of concepts learned in class

Below is a list of some schools that offer accounting AP AR training with work placement in Austin TX.  

St. Edwards University

  • Program offered: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Coursework includes: Accounting, accounting information technology, business administration, economics, finance, entrepreneurship, international business, marketing
  • Length of program: 126 credits
  • Estimated cost: $16,660 per semester
  • Admission requirements: Application and fee, high school transcripts, ACT or SAT scores, essay

This program allows you to specialize in various areas of accounting or business. You also have the option of a work placement and even to study abroad.  

Austin Community College District

  • Programs offered: Associate in Applied Science – Accounting Specialist, Associate in Applied Science – Accounting Technician, Accounting Clerk certificate
  • Coursework includes: Introduction to accounting, Computerized accounting, Data entry, Business math, and English
  • Estimated tuition: $2,340 for in-district students; $7,200 for in-state students; $9,720 for out-of-state students
  • Length of program: Three semesters (full-time)
  • Prerequisites and other requirements: High school diploma or its equivalent, Texas Success Initiative test, proof of meningitis immunization

You can choose from one of three programs to prepare yourself for an entry-level position in accounting and bookkeeping. The Accounting Clerk certificate program includes an accounting technician/bookkeeping internship with a school-partnered business.  

The University of Texas at Austin

  • Program offered: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Areas of specialization includes: Accounting, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, supply chain management
  • Length of program: Four years (full-time)
  • Estimated tuition costs: $5,369 per semester for Texas residents, $18,198 per semester for non-Texas residents
  • Admission requirements: Application and a fee, plus essays, high school transcripts, and ACT or SAT scores

You can choose from different majors and options in the Bachelor of Business Administration program, including an integrated Master’s in professional accounting and a Business Honors program. You have the opportunity for an internship and leadership program.  

Southern Careers Institute

  • Program offered: Business accounting specialist
  • Coursework includes: Taxes, Payroll, Payables and receivables, Accounting principles, Computerized accounting systems
  • Length of program: 33 weeks
  • Estimated tuition: $16,000
  • Completion rate: In the 2013-2014 year, 85% of students finished in 33 weeks.
  • State rate: The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 68%.

At the Southern Careers Institute, you can enjoy informative lectures along with an interactive, hands-on environment. A work placement option is available so that students can learn in a real working environment.  

In Conclusion 

Every school has its own requirements to be accepted into their work placement option within their accounting or bookkeeping program. Because every work placement is its own particular length and features, investigate every option thoroughly to make sure that you make the best choice for your accounting AP AR training with work placement in Austin TX.

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