Accounting Certificate, Credit Certificate

The Accounting Certificate is a course of study designed for those students who would like to expand their technical knowledge of accounting and business. This certificate program is particularly beneficial for entrepreneurs, individuals who are looking to enhance their employability and students who are considering pursuing a two- or four-year degree. Some of the courses can be applied towards the Business Accounting Certificate and a two-year degree in Accounting AAS, Business Administration, or Business Management. Most of the courses can be directly transferred to a four-year institution.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. competently demonstrate substantive knowledge in accounting sufficient for further study and demonstrate competencies required by employers to be hired and succeed in the workplace;
  2. competently perform basic computational/arithmetic operations and basic problem-solving skills required in financial and managerial accounting and demonstrate competence in applied analytical skills; and
  3. competently apply knowledge and skills of civic engagement.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 18*

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Semester 1*

Semester 2

Semester 3

Important Information

Short Description

This course of study is designed for students who would like to expand their technical knowledge of accounting and business, and is particularly beneficial for entrepreneurs, individuals who are looking to enhance their employability, and students who are considering pursuing a two- or four-year degree.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

227

Contacts and Additional Information

Department Chair:

Mark Williams
Office:  C.BESS 226
443-840-4334 or mwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinator:

Melissa Stitt
Office:  E.BESS 134
443-840-5710 or mstitt2@ccbcmd.edu


Additional Information:

  • These programs are offered both face to face and fully (100%) online:  Accounting A.A.S., Accounting Certificate, Business Accounting Certificate, Certified Bookkeeping Certificate, and Certified Public Accountant Certificate.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.