Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee

Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee

Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Oak Creek Campus, West Allis Campus
  • Pathway: Business & Management
  • Program Code: N/A
  • Offering: In-class, Online
  • Degree Type: Certificate
  • Start Dates: August/January

About the Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee Certificate

Description

This certificate prepares you to enter the bookkeeping/accounting field in an entry-level capacity. Through the program’s three courses, students develop competence in financial accounting with an emphasis on accounting software, spreadsheets and databases.

You can apply your credits toward completing the Accounting Assistant technical diploma and the Accounting associate degree.

Additional program details: Students completing ACCTG-130 Computerized Accounting are prepared to take the QuickBooks Certification Exam from Intuit; students in ACCTG-122 Accounting Software Applications are prepared to take the MS Office Excel Specialist Certification Exam.

Designed to provide fundamental accounting skills in a range of applications, this program is a good fit for students who like to work with numbers.

 


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Accounting

Designed to provide fundamental accounting skills in a range of applications, this program is a good fit for students who like to work with numbers. You will learn about financial, cost, tax, payroll, governmental, nonprofit and computerized accounting.

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Accounting Assistant

Prepare for entry-level positions in the accounting field. You will develop competence in financial, managerial, tax and payroll accounting.

DETAILED PROGRAM INFORMATION

2021-22 Curriculum

Course Course Name Credits
ACCTG-111 Accounting 1 4
ACCTG-122 Accounting Software Applications 3
ACCTG-130 Computerized Accounting ‡ 3
TOTAL CREDITS 10

‡ Prerequisite required.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificate's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Curriculum requirements are subject to change.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

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2021-2022 Program Card

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Important Dates

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Career Outlook

This certificate prepares you to enter the bookkeeping/accounting field in an entry-level capacity, and provides a foundation for additional education that can lead to these career opportunities:

POSSIBLE CAREERS

Accounting Assistant
Account Specialist
Bookkeeping Assistant
Payroll

Scholarships

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Last updated: 08/25/2021