2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Accounting Specialist Certificate Program Fact Sheet

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What is an Office Accounting Specialist? The Office Accounting Specialist certificate provides entry-level office accounting skills. Topics include: principles of accounting, computerized accounting and basic computer skills. The monitoring of financial transactions is a specialized task assigned to trained professionals often known as office accounting specialists. These individuals are required to ensure that all money being processed by the business entity is being accounted for in an accurate and fiscally responsible manner.
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 course descriptions in the online catalog for specific prerequisites.
Semester Program Begins Fall and spring semester
Application Process Applicants obtaining the Office 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, program director, ETeague@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 $30,863 - $55,817
Entry level education Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2014 1,397,700
Job growth, 2024 11%

The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu

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