This certificate program is designed to offer job-specific training to prepare students to enter the workforce in the field of accounting. Jobs they may seek upon completion of this certificate include accounting clerk, payroll clerk, or entry-level bookkeeper.

Courses from the Accounting Technician Certificate will transfer to the Associate Degree in Accounting program at MxCC.

Certificate Requirements

Jobs You Can Get With an Accounting Technician Certificate:

With an Accounting Technician Certificate from MxCC, you can seek work in an office environment doing data entry in accounting and other entry-level clerical work as an accounting technician.

How Long Will You Have To Go To School?

The Accounting Technician Certificate is a 22-credit program designed for a full-time student to complete in one year, providing the student places into the required math and English courses.

Job Outlook:

The employment outlook in the field of accounting is favorable overall. However, growth in this area is directly linked to the current forecast for business growth.  Job prospects will be most favorable to those who hold degrees, skills and experience.  This is still a field with many opportunities, including temporary and part-time work. To further your education after MxCC, you can go on to become an accountant through a bachelor’s degree program. MxCC simplifies the transfer process through its many transfer  agreements, guaranteed admissions programs, advising and numerous resources.

Sample Salary Information:

For Further Information:

www.cs-cpa.org/students – The Connecticut Society of CPAs, Inc. (CSCPA)
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm -US Department of Labor
http://www.accounting.com/
http://www.careers-in-accounting.com/

Downloadable Program Forms & Documents:

For more information about the Accounting program, contact:

Nancy L. Kelly

Professor, Accounting
Phone: 860-343-5761
Email: nkelly@mxcc.edu 
Office Location: Wheaton 313
Office Hours: M, W 8:30-9:00 am, 12:20-1:05 pm;  M 5:00-5:30 pm Meriden, P.C. office hours: Tuesday 10:00 – 11:30 am Middletown
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