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BS in Accounting Technology in the Philippines


The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology program aims to provide students with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills regarding accounting standards and techniques, in order to prepare them for careers as bookkeepers, auditors and accounting staff.

Can Accounting Technology graduates work as accountants?


Graduates of BS in accounting technology program won't be eligible to take the CPA board exam and work as accountants. They would need to take the BS in Accountancy program to be able to do so. The BS in Accounting Technology enables graduates to work as bookkeepers and auditors. BS in accounting technology graduates are eligible to work abroad after taking the CAT exam.

What are the admission requirements for Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology in the Philippines?

Must have recommendation from High school Principal and school professor Must have the Original copy of high school card (Form 138A) Must have most recent medical and dental health record Must take and pass the College Entrance Examination Must have a copy of NSO certified birth certificate Must have a certificate of good moral character Must have a copy of high school diploma Must have recent 2x2 colored pictures

How long does it take to complete Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology in the Philippines?
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology takes 4 years to complete.

What subjects are included in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology program?

Accounting for Government, Not-for-Profit Entities and Specialized Industries Fundamentals of Information System and System Development

Introduction to Economics with Agrarian Reform and Taxation Assurance Principles, Professional Ethics & Good Governance Advanced Computer Applications for Accountants Sales, Agency, Labor and Other Commercial Laws Sales, Agency, Labor & Other Commercial Laws Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting Management Consultancy / Accounting Thesis Auditing Computerized Accounting System Introduction to Computerized Accounting Production and Operations Management Financial Accounting Theory and Practice Business Organization and Management Good Governance & Social Responsibility Cost Accounting and Cost Management Macroeconomics Theory and Practice Mathematical Analysis for Business Law on Obligations and Contracts Accounting Information System Law on Negotiable Instruments Business and Transfer Taxes Management Consultancy Production Management Management Accounting Marketing Management Basic Business Finance Financial Management Business Research Business Statistics Work Education Business Policy

What exam do I need to take to practice as accounting technicians in the Philippines?


A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology needs to take and pass the Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Examination in order to practice as accounting technicians in the Philippines. This is offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

What are the requirements for admission to the Certified Accounting Technician Examination?

Must not have any case filed or pending for moral turpitude in any court in the Philippines that involves moral turpitude Must have finished the Certified Accounting Technician program in the National Institute of Accounting Technicians Must have a copy of the Transcript of Records with Special order and date of graduation Must be a holder of a degree in Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology Must have an original copy of community tax certificate (cedula) Must have a copy of the NSO authenticated birth certificate Must be of good moral character

What are the career opportunities for graduates of Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology in the Philippines?

Financial Services Manager (Commerce & Industry and Government Sectors) Senior Information Systems Internal Auditor Financial Accounting and Reporting Staff Senior Forensic Internal Auditor Financial Statement Preparers Management Accounting Staff Vice President for Finance Chief Information Officer Accounting Technician Senior Fraud Examiner Chief Financial Officer Tax Accounting Staff Internal Audit Staff Financial Analyst Budget Analyst Credit Analyst Comptroller