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Accounting and Finance Certificates

Wake Tech offers an array of Accounting certificates that prepare learners for a range of job opportunities in the field of Accounting.

  • This certificate program is designed to prepare students for job opportunities in the accounting field in the specific area of payroll accounting. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting, provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the Accounting program.

  • This certificate is designed to prepare students in the core of accounting and business concepts and includes all university transferrable courses. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting (provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the Accounting program) as well as either the Associate in Arts or Associate in Science for University Transfer.

  • This certificate program is designed to prepare students for job opportunities in the accounting field in a specific area of income tax preparation. Credit earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting, provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the Accounting program.                 

  • This certificate program will assist in preparing accounting students to take the MOS Excel certification test with the goal of increasing the marketability of accounting students upon entering the workforce. In addition to Excel, QuickBooks, and other general ledger software applications are explored through this certificate.

  • This certificate program is designed to prepare students for job opportunities in the accounting field in the area of small business accounting.  Office technology skills included are QuickBooks, Excel, and Payroll. The study of general business knowledge and recordkeeping skills are also included.  Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting, provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the Accounting program.

  • This certificate is designed to expand knowledge in the core of accounting concepts.  Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the Accounting program, as well as count towards additional accounting courses required my a Masters degree program for select universities.
     

  • The program provides an overview of fraud detection skills to individuals interested in accounting careers as well as law enforcement and other industries where there is a high potential for financial fraud. Students will gain an understanding of fraud principles in relation to the accounting industry and learn skills to expose embezzlement, corruption and unlawful manipulation of accounting records. Accounting prerequisite courses must be completed prior to enrolling in the certificate.
  • This certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in management accounting. Students will gain a deeper understanding of managerial accounting concepts.  Accounting prerequisite courses must be completed prior to enrolling in the certificate.