Program Content: This program offers a sequence of courses for careers in high-tech accounting. The content includes double-entry accounting principles, methods of recording business transactions, preparation and analysis of various documents and financial statements, payroll records and tax forms, accounting control systems, account and transaction analysis, inventory methods, the aging process, depreciation, and the application of accounting principles to various entities. In addition to the accounting curriculum, Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and QuickBooks Pro are taught.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900 and follow the prompts for Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute.
For exemption information, see TABE exemption in the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 900 hours – approximately 7 months full time to complete.
Dual Enrollment Available: Yes
Industry Certification: QuickBooks Certified User, Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Bundle Certification (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and either Access or Outlook), Microsoft Office Master (optional)
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 80%
On-time Completion Rate: 90%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Accounting Operations
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard
Possible Careers and Outlook: 15-1151.00 Computer User Specialists, 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Estimated Total: $4,000*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email