Accounting Specialist Fast Track Certificate Program

     If you would like to register for any of our classes, please contact our registration office at 281-542-2020                                                     

This course is a study of the basic accounting cycle from the source documents to the post-closing documents. Using a workbook, learners will have the opportunity to analyze, record, journalize, post, etc. for a fictitious business. Learners will acquire an understanding of banking procedures and control of cash. Students will also be exposed to the payroll process, by calculating, paying, recording, and reporting payroll and payroll taxes.

This course presents the basic framework and concepts of accounting in a manual setting. Students will analyze, classify and record business transactions. Upon completion, students will have a fundamental understanding of the accounting cycle. In addition, students will have learned to prepare financial statements and understand their impact on economic decision making and their value to various entities and the public. As well as, comprehend banking procedures, control of cash, and the fundamentals of the payroll process.


Individuals who want to launch a career in Accounting or Bookkeeping.


High school/GED and proficiency in reading, writing, mathematics, and speak English.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand accounting concepts and procedures
  • Analyze and journalize business transactions (Debits and Credits)
  • Post to the ledger and prepare the trial balance
  • Prepare a worksheet
  • Prepare the financial statements from the worksheet
  • Post adjusting entries and closing entries
  • Prepare a post-closing trial balance
  • Understand banking procedures and control of cash
  • Calculate pay and payroll taxes
  • Pay, record, and report payroll and payroll taxes

Hours: 56 hrs 

Dates: January 03 - February 28, 2022
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Times: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Fee: $640
Location: Online on a Schedule

Textbook Required


Hours: 56 hrs 

Dates: February 01 - April 05, 2022
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Times: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Fee: $640
Location: Central Campus

Textbook Required


For More Information contact:

Sheila Wall, Director, Business, Operations, Supply Chain, & Entrepreneurs

Kimberley Ward, Training Coordinator

Martha Mendiola, Senior Administrative Assistant