The Accounting Certificate program at Cincinnati State is for those who have earned a degree in a different discipline and need accounting courses to prepare for the CPA exam, or those who may need accounting courses for job promotion.
This program is best suited for students currently employed in the accounting field. The certificate does not include cooperative education.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Use foundation skills in all areas of accounting, including intermediate accounting, tax accounting, cost accounting, computerized accounting, and auditing, to enhance their current position, and to sit for the CPA exam.
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Varied, depending on current employment
Graduate Employment Outlook
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks will grow by 4% through 2029. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to contribute to strong demand for accountants and auditors.
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Effective 2022-2023 academic year
Accounting Certificate (ACCTC)
|ACC 101||Financial Accounting||2||2||3|
|ACC 175||Federal Taxation: Individuals||3||0||3|
|ACC 102||Managerial Accounting||2||2||3|
|ACC 135||Financial Statement Analysis||2||0||2|
|ACC 201||Intermediate Accounting 1||4||0||4|
|ACC 1XX Accounting Software Elective||2||0||2|
|ACC 202||Intermediate Accounting 2||3||0||3|
|ACC 210||Cost Accounting||3||0||3|
|ACC XXX Accounting Elective||3||0||3|
|Accounting Software Elective (two credit hours required)|
|ACC 115||Accounting Software Applications: Sage (Peachtree)||2|
or take the following sequence:
& ACC 122
|Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 1
and Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 2 *
|ACC 110||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACC 130||Payroll Procedures||3|
|ACC 140||Fund Accounting for Non-profit Organizations||3|
|ACC 180||Federal Taxation: Business||3|
|ACC 221||Volunteer Income Tax Assistant||3|
|ACC 240||Bookkeeping Certification Review||4|
These 7-week courses are offered consecutively during the same semester.