2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate Program Fact Sheet


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What is a Computerized Accounting Specialist? The Computerized Accounting Specialist certificate provides students with basic skills in computerized accounting. Topics include: principles of accounting, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals and basic computers. These accounting professionals use computers and software programs to complete their work tasks. Accounting clerks, accounting receptionists, and financial clerks are all computerized accounting specialists.
Prerequisite courses
  1. FYES 1000  
  2. Diploma level proficiency in English, reading and math are required to take ACCT technical courses and graduate from this certificate. Please refer to couse descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Length of Program Certificate: 2 semesters
20 credit hours
Semester Program Begins Fall and spring semesters
Admission Process Applicants obtaining the Computerized Accounting Specialist certificate must meet all Admissions requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall and spring terms.
For more information, contact Erica Teague-Friend, lead instructor, ETeague-Friend@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6623.
For admission and enrollment, contact Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

2016 Median pay           $30, 250 - $54,464
Entry level education           Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2014           1,730,500
job growth, 2024           8%

 

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