Computerized Accounting Specialist

19-credit Technical Certificate

Computer accounting specialists manage finances and keep pace with technology, learning to use popular computerized accounting programs, such as Quicken and Excel, which used by many businesses today. Learn basic accounting principles and become familiar with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office software. Develop techniques to use in spreadsheets related to finance and accounting activities.

  • Evening completion options are available for this certificate.
  • Some credits earned in the Computerized Accounting Specialist short-term certificate program may be applied toward degree and diploma programs within WCTC’s School of Business.

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-111 Accounting I - Principles4  
 106-110 Intro to Software Applications
previously MBA I
3 *
 804-123 Math w Business Apps3+*
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-104 Accounting Spreadsheets2  
 101-113 Accounting II - Principles4  
 101-114 Payroll and Accounting Tech3  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

101-111 Accounting I - Principles 4
101-113 Accounting II - Principles 4
106-110 Intro to Software Applications 3
804-123 Math w Business Apps 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

Program Specific Agreements

There are currently no program specific college credit agreements for Computerized Accounting Spec Certificate. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

General Agreements

There are currently no general college credit agreements for Computerized Accounting Spec Certificate. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.