The Accounting Certificate program prepares you to work as a bookkeeper at a small- to mid-sized company. It also enables you to become a payroll, accounts receivable or accounts payable clerk at a larger firm. Additionally, the 31-credit hours earned in this program can be applied toward an Associate degree in Accounting.

Program outcomes
  • Create financial statements, performing each step in double-entry accounting cycle in both a manual and computerized environment utilizing QuickBooks;
  • Apply concepts of internal control to business processes;
  • Prepare all calculations, entries and reports for a complete payroll cycle;
  • Report accounting information relevant for managerial planning decision-making in both a manual and computerized environment.

With Montco's Accounting Certificate you can face prospective employers with confidence and a firm command of accounting principles and practices.

Program Curriculum

COURSE ID TITLE CREDITS
ACC 110 Business Mathematics 3
ACC 115 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 116 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 117 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 118 Professional Bookkeeping 3
ACC 221 Accounting Information Systems 3
CIS 110 Computer Information Systems for Management 3
CIS 215 Decision-Making Using Spreadsheets 3
ENG 117 or any Oral Communication Elective Writing for Business and Industry or Any Oral Communication Elective 3
MGT 111 Principles of Management 3
Total Program Credits: 31