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Program Details

The online Accounting Certificate program from McHenry County College prepares students for positions as junior accountants in accounting firms, manufacturing companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, service companies, and not-for-profit and governmental entities. Graduates are capable of supporting senior accountants in carrying out the responsibilities of an accounting department and being responsible for general accounting functions that include:

  • ​Preparing journal entries
  • ​Maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and bank reconciliations
  • ​Assisting with monthly closing and account analysis

Requirements

  • Official transcripts from high school and college (if applicable)
  • English, math, and reading placement tests (ACT/SAT scores may be used in lieu of this)

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission