Thursday – September 19, 2019

Accounting Assistant (2019-2020)

Technical Diploma
School of Business / Finance Cluster


Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and West Allis campuses

Also offered entirely online

Program Code: 31-101-1

 

For Information: 414-297-6395
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500
West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500


Overview — Prepare for entry-level positions in the accounting field by developing competence in financial, managerial, tax and payroll accounting.

Your success in the program will be enhanced by your abilities to organize complex data and to be detail oriented in your work.
 

Students completing ACCTG-130 Computerized Accounting are prepared to take the QuickBooks Certification Exam from Intuit; students completing ACCTG-122 Accounting Software Applications are prepared to take the MS Office Excel Specialist Certification Exam.

 

Online Option — This program may be taken on campus or entirely online; on-campus testing may be required.


Career Pathway — You can earn the Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee certificate on your way to completing this program. After earning this technical diploma, the credits can be applied toward completing the Accounting associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — Qualified accounting applicants continue to be in demand. Employment opportunities exist in banking, business and industry, financial companies, government and nonprofit organizations.

View gainful employment data about this program

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Process financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle
  • Analyze basic financial and business information to support planning and decision-making
  • Perform payroll preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks

 

Admission Requirement

  • A high school diploma or GED

 

Possible Careers
Accounting Assistant
Account Specialist
Bookkeeping Assistant
Payroll

Related Programs
Accounting
Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee
Administrative Professional
Business Management

Accounting Program Blog: http://matcacctg.blogspot.com/

 

Start Dates: August/January

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 
Sixteen-Week Terms
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students.

COURSES 

Credits

 

 

 

(1)

ACCTG-111

Accounting 1 ^

4

 

 

(1)

BADM-165

Legal Environment of Business

3

 

 

(1)

ENG-151

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3    
    (or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡  
 
 
(1)

MATH-107

College Mathematics ‡

3    
    (or) Any 200-series MATH course  
 
 
(2)

ACCTG-113

Accounting 2 ‡

4

 

 

(2)

ACCTG-121

Income Taxation

4

 

 

(2)

ACCTG-130

Computerized Accounting ‡ ^

3

   

(2)

ACCTG-122

Accounting Software Applications ^

3

 

 

(2)

ACCTG-142

Payroll Accounting

2

 

 


TOTAL CREDITS: 29


‡ Prerequisite required.

^ Counts toward earning the Accounting Bookkeeper Trainee certificate.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2019.