Plan Your Career in Accounting Technology at COTC
Accounting technology education provides students with extensive opportunities for employment. Upon completion, graduates receive an Associate of Applied Business (AAB)
in Accounting Technology. Graduates are prepared for employment in
industry, public accounting firms, small businesses, government
agencies and financial institutions.
According to the U.S. Department of
Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and
auditors is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations
from 11 percent from 2014 to 2024. Graduates
will find full-time and part-time job opportunities are available. In
addition to openings resulting from growth, the need to replace
accountants and auditors who retire or transfer to other occupations
will produce numerous job openings in this large occupation.
Accounting Technology students become proficient in computerized accounting and spread sheet software. Curriculum provides knowledge in:
- Forensic Accounting
COTC graduates of Accounting Technology who wish to continue on to a bachelor’s degree will find most of their credits are accepted at several area colleges:
- Franklin University
- Mount Vernon Nazarene
- Ohio Dominican
Bookkeeping Skills Certificate
The certificate curriculum includes seven courses consisting of 16 credit hours, emphasizing computerized data entry and basic accounting skills. All courses in the Bookkeeping Skills certificate are also included in the Accounting Technology plan of study.