Computerized Accounting Specialist

Program Overview

The Computerized Accounting Specialist technical certificate of credit provides students with skills needed to perform a variety of accounting applications using accounting software and practical accounting procedures.  Topics include: principles of accounting, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals and basic computers.

Students may enter the Computerized Accounting Specialist program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 2 semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 21 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Computerized Accounting Specialist certificate program must be able to work in an office environment, work with numbers, solve problems, work with people, multi-task, display a professional appearance, and work with computers.  They should also have a strong work ethic and be responsible, discreet and trustworthy.

Offered at the Following Campuses/Delivery Mode

  • North Campus (Sandersville)
  • South Campus (Dublin)
  • Online (Distance Education)

Salary Potential

$21,000.00 – $23,000.00

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees:  $2,762.00
Books & Supplies: 
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Employment Opportunities

Every organization deals with money and needs somebody to account for that money. Graduates of the Computerized Accounting Specialist certificate program can be employed by a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums:  COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher or GED.



Course Overview

  • ACCT1100Financial Accounting I4 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ACCT1120Spreadsheet Applications4 credit hours90 contact hours
  • ACCT1105Financial Accounting II4 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ACCT1115Computerized Accounting3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • COLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hours
  • XXXXXXXXOccupational Elective3 credit hours0 contact hours
  • Credit Hours:  21