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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.

What is the job outlook?

The average annual salary of bookkeepers and accounting and auditing clerks in Maryland is $44,000.

Source: Emsi 2018.4

What is the training?

This training consists of four face-to-face, noncredit courses. Students will learn basic accounting and bookkeeping applications, word processing, and spreadsheet and database management.

Total Hours: 58

What courses will I take?

CTU-340 QuickBooks Computerized Accounting: Basics and Beyond

CTU-324 Microsoft Word: Introduction

CTU-327 Microsoft Excel: Introduction

CTU-328 Microsoft Excel: Intermediate

What credentials can I earn?

Upon successful completion of all five courses, students earn an AACC continuing education certificate. A CEWD program certificate is a great way to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and/or abilities to a current or potential employer. To receive the certificate, complete and submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificate.

What will it cost?

$1,111, including tuition and fees, for Anne Arundel County residents

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 mail. Use certificate code CE.ACCT.PRINC-TECH.


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Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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