Certified Public Bookkeeping Pathway

Bookkeeper at workCCV’s unique bookkeeping pathway allows you to earn the nationally recognized CPB license while working as a bookkeeper or pursuing your accounting degree.

In as few as 15 weeks you can earn 8 college credits and 4 certifications from the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) and immediately start working as a bookkeeper. Set yourself apart with NACPB’s Certified Public Bookkeeper license.

Here’s how it works:

Complete one semester at CCV (15 weeks):
Take the following classes:

Earn certifications from the NACPB in:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • QuickBooks
  • Payroll

Then, advance your career and earn your Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) license by continuing at CCV for a one-year bookkeeping certificate. Alternatively, you can earn licensure by documenting 4,000 hours of work experience as a bookkeeper.

Choose whatever path works best for you. If you’re already working in the bookkeeping field and want to continue, your work will count toward the licensure. If you prefer to take the academic path, you’ll have already earned credits toward your CCV bookkeeping certificate and/or accounting associate degree. Completing your certificate will also count toward the licensure.


Become a Certified Public Bookkeeper
Once you’ve earned the NACPB certifications, along with your CCV bookkeeping certificate or 4,000 hours of full-time bookkeeping work, all you have to do is apply for the license. Once you are approved, you can proudly put the letters “CPB” after your name and continue to advance your career.

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For more information and to register please contact your local CCV center or Mike Keogh, Business and
Community Outreach Manager 802.786.5188.

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