About the Accounting Certificate

There is an acute shortage of persons with the training needed to be successful in accounting. The Accounting Certificate prepares you to be a junior accountant in business, government and industry. Job opportunities exist in accounting firms, manufacturing companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, service companies, not-for-profit and governmental entities.

As a junior accountant, you may:

Total Cost of Accounting Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $6,777.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 36

Weeks to Complete: 48

Accounting Degree and Certificate Requirements

Accounting Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure - information reflects 2018-2019 requirements

What makes MCC's Accounting Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

In addition to the Accounting Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Accounting Certificate (CIP 52.0301 )

Total Accounting Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $3,960.00 $13,938.00 $16,918.00 $16,918.00
Additional Accounting Certificate Costs $2,817.00 $2,817.00 $2,817.00 $2,817.00
Program Total $6,777.00 $16,755.00 $19,735.00 $19,735.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with an Accounting Certificate?

Occupations that Accounting Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Accountants and Auditors 13-2011
Budget Analysts 13-2031
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1011
Credit Analysts 13-2041
Financial Examiners 13-2061
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 13-2081

How will MCC's Accounting Certificate prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

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What have graduates gone on to do?

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