Accounting Diploma

Program Description

The Accounting Diploma at Bramson ORT College is an intensive program designed to give students a basic knowledge of accounting. The Program of Study for the Accounting Diploma focuses primarily on teaching students the core requirements of accounting.

This program is recommended for both those individuals who want to brush up on their accounting skills and those individuals who wish to learn the basics of accounting in a short amount of time. The Accounting Diploma is a great preparation tool for those students wishing to further their education and obtain either an Associate and/or Bachelor Degree in Accounting. In one semester, students have the opportunity to learn the principles of accounting, cost accounting, taxation, auditing and business law.

Credits obtained by students while enrolled in the Accounting Diploma program are transferable to two-year and four-year programs at Bramson ORT College and other colleges and universities worldwide. In order to earn the Accounting Diploma at Bramson ORT College, a student must complete at least 15 credits.

Program Summary Chart


Accounting Diploma

Program Length:

15 semester credits

Entrance Dates:

Rolling Semesters


Queens & Brooklyn Campuses

Admission Requirements:

Admission to Bramson ORT College's Accounting Diploma Program is open to all students who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies.

Please visit the Admissions Office Site for the complete requirements. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required.


More Information
Accounting Department
Bramson ORT College
69-30 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 877-281-3717

6 Credits
Required Major Courses
AC111 Principles of Accounting I
3 Credits
AC212 Principles of Accounting II
3 Credits
Elective Major Courses
9 Credits
Select credits from the following list of courses:
AC121 Business Law I
3 Credits
AC122 Business Law II
3 Credits
AC211 Intermediate Accounting I
3 Credits
AC212 Intermediate Accounting II
3 Credits
AC220 Cost Accounting
3 Credits
AC221 Taxation I
3 Credits
AC222 Taxation II
3 Credits
AC230 Internal Auditing
3 Credits
CS100 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology
3 Credits

Career Outlook

The Accounting Diploma provides students with basic knowledge and training in the core principals of accounting. When followed with further training, either on-the-job or in class, the diploma can serve as a useful stepping stone to a career in accounting. Examples of careers that Bramson ORT graduates have pursued can be found below.

  • Junior Accountant
  • Junior Auditor
  • Budget Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Billing Specialist

  • Employment Opportunities

    Below you will find a table of average annual salaries for various entry-level Accounting Positions. Salaries are listed by both position and industry/ sector. These salaries have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and Bramson ORT College's Career Services Center.


    Average Salary

    Industry / Sector

    Junior Fund Accountant


    Professional & Financial Services

    Payroll Specialist



    Accounts Payable Clerk


    Management of Companies and Enterprises

    Accounts Assistant


    Colleges, Universities & Professional Schools