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Accounting Principles Using Technology

If you have always enjoyed working with numbers or want to advance your career with basic bookkeeping, this training is for you. Learn the most popular accounting software applications for small- to medium-sized businesses including the essentials of spreadsheets and databases. Starting a home-based business or reentering the workforce? These technology skills are a must.

Certificate code:  CE.ACCT.PRINC-TECH

accounting principles using technolgy continuing education certficate

What is the job outlook?
The average annual salary of bookkeepers and accounting and auditing clerks in Maryland is $39,000, and the field is expected to grow by 14 percent through 2020, which is about average for all occupations.

What is the training?
The training consists of six, face-to-face noncredit courses. Students will learn basic accounting and bookkeeping applications, word processing, and spreadsheet and database management.

What courses will I take?
CTR 379 - QuickBooks and Accounting Principles  
CTT 309 - QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics 
CTU 324 - Microsoft Word: Introduction
CTU 327 - Microsoft Excel: Introduction
CTU 328 - Microsoft Excel: Intermediate
CTC 356 - Applying Accounting Principles - Final Course

What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion of all seven courses, students earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at

What will it cost?
$1001.00 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees

What are the requirements? 
Students must be at least 16 years old. Individual courses have some prerequisites.

How do I enroll? 
Register online, in person, by fax, or by mail . Use certificate code CE.ACCT-TECH. Visit for details.

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Consult the college catalog to learn about degrees and certificates in Business Management.

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