Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Accounting Technician

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Accounting Technician
CIP: 52.0302
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Areas of Employment: This certificate is designed to prepare students to become qualified for entry-level positions in the accounting job market. They work in nearly all industries.

Potential Job Titles: Accounting Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payables and/or Receivables Clerk, Bookkeeper, Tax Specialist, Teller, Payroll Clerk

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $3,135
  • Books And Supplies: $1,339
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 18
  • On Time Completion Rate: 6%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 67%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 78%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed