Accounting Technician Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  • Identify critical functional areas of accounting, including payroll, accounting software, managerial and financial processes.
  • Utilize software in the accounting cycle for different transactions.

This certificate can be completed face-to-face with minimal online classes. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Accounting Workforce Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
BUSG 1301 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
ACNT 1303 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I 3
ACNT 1304 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING II 3
ACNT 2311 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  3
ACNT 1311 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING  3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Accounting Workforce Certificate
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
ACNT 1325 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I 3
ACNT 1313 COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS 3
ACNT 1329 PAYROLL & BUSINESS TAX ACCOUNTING 3
ACNT 1305 FORENSIC ACCOUNTING 3
ACNT 2332 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 80% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. For more information about the Capstone Exam or to schedule to take the exam please contact Mrs. Amaradasa at damaradasa@nctc.edu