Every business needs someone with accounting skills to prepare financial reports and communicate financial information to management, clients or other organizations.

The Accounting programs at Greenville Technical College offer a “how to” approach, beginning with the basics and moving to hands-on applications. The programs, designed and taught by professionals, provide the training needed to begin a career in accounting. Students have the option of pursuing an associate degree or a Certificate in Small Business Accounting.

A career you can count on

Our Accounting programs can train you for careers such as

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting paraprofessional
  • Accountant with manufacturing firms, small businesses, public accounting firms, service companies or not-for-profit organizations

This sector is expected to grow due to stricter financial oversight after the country’s recent financial crisis.

  • Additional information, available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a good national overview of the profession.
  • Learn about real-time job openings and salary information through Career Coach.

What you’ll learn in the program

  • Personal finance
  • Business law
  • Tax procedures
  • Marketing
  • Payroll

Is Accounting right for you?

Successful accounting students will possess

  • Math skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer competency
  • Ability to work independently
  • High standard of integrity

Accreditation and industry connection

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The members of the accounting faculty have worked in public and private practice and are active members of:

  • The National Society of Accountants
  • The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • The South Carolina Association of Accounting Educators
  • The Institute of Management Accountants – Greenville Chapter
  • The International Association for Accounting Education and Research
  • The International Federation of Accountants
  • Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges

Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Greenville Technical College.

Program details and courses

Associate in Applied Science

Using a “how-to” approach, the program moves from theory to hands-on applications.

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Small Business Accounting
Certificate in Applied Science

A quick way to gain a foundation in financial recordkeeping for a small business.

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Gainful Employment Disclosure

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, we encourage you to review our gainful employment disclosure information for Small Business Accounting.