Computerized Accounting | Western Technical College

Computerized Accounting


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A background in accounting is highly valued by employers. You can enhance your skill set with a certificate in Computerized Accounting. Included is a basic overview of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and learning to use accounting software, Microsoft® Word®, and Excel® programs. This certificate allows you to learn skills in your current employment or apply the credits toward the Accounting Assistant technical diploma or Accounting associate's degree programs for more earning potential. Classes are offered in a traditional setting, online, and via Interactive Television for some locations.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Computerized Accounting

This program will cost about $2,600* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Graduation Employment Stats

Western conducts a follow-up survey of all grads six months after graduation to find out if they are employed in a job related to their program, how much they are making, and where they are employed.

Survey information is not currently available for this program. Please contact an Admissions Coach or call 606-785-9200 for more information.

Career Opportunities

Office/Account Clerk
Accounting Assistant
Data Review Clerk

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Software and Technology

Most of Western’s classes require the use of a personal computer or laptop, standard software, internet access, and other technology-related items.

If you do not have a personal computer or laptop, or if the one you have does not meet the following criteria, resources may be available. Submit a Student Resource Request using our online form.

Computer/Laptop Hardware

  • Smartphones are not recommended for completing assignments.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to issues with installing software that is needed for classes, such as Office 365.
  • Web camera with microphone (usually built into newer laptops or can be purchased separately) is necessary for online participation.

Software Needs

For detailed specifications, please review Technology and Software Recommendations for Most Classes on Western’s IT Knowledgebase.

Campus Resources

Need Assistance?

  • Contact the Learning Commons! The staff are happy to answer questions, provide individualized assistance, and direct you to other supports as needed.

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