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Accounting Certificate

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Our curriculum is particularly well suited to those students presently holding a bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution who wish to increase their knowledge, skills, and abilities, and qualify to sit for the Uniform C.P.A. exam in Maryland or the surrounding jurisdictions.

For those students holding bachelor’s degrees, all necessary additional coursework may be completed at MC, and in classes with a student/faculty ratio of no more than 30 to 1.

Our dedicated faculty possess diverse backgrounds in the accounting fields of practice, including academia, private practice, and government service, and strive to make the classroom experience thorough and relevant to today’s students.

The accounting certificate curriculum is designed to serve those students who desire to upgrade their professional competence. For those who want to complete the US Civil Service 24-hour accounting program, consult the Office of Personnel Management for a current listing of approved courses.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Identify, measure, record, and communicate financial information relating to an organization.
  • Interpret, analyze, and evaluate financial information relating to an organization.
  • Meet the qualifications for Federal government accounting programs and upgrade professional competence.

Program Advising

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans. The program advising guide outlines the certificate requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process. 


For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.

  • MC Student Employment Services: Speak with the Student Employment Specialist for help with resume writing, interviewing, setting up a College Central Network (CCN)new window account and other job search topics.
  • Career Coach: Explore Career Coach to learn more about this career and/or discover related majors and in-demand careers based on your current interests! Take a Career Assessment and then browse careers and job opportunities in the area.


How To Apply and Register

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We also offer QuickBooks courses in WDCE's Information Technology Institute's Business Applications section.