Government/Not-for-Profit Accounting Specialist, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #0035

Effective May 2020

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The Government/Not-for-Profit Accounting Specialist Short-Term Technical Certificate prepares the certificate holder for employment in an entry level position. These skills can be used to perform fund accounting functions in various not-for-profit environments. Short-term Certificates contain basic academic and technical courses that are designed for entry-level employment situations. Some occupations or employers require an associate degree or higher. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
 Hours11
Spring Semester
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 3
CISS 212 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 2 3
ACTG 226 FUND ACCOUNTING 2 4
 Hours10
 Total Hours21

This short-term technical certificate contains basic academic and technical courses that are designed for entry-level employment situations. Some occupations or employers require an associate degree or higher.

Program Contact(s):

Gerald McFadden
440-366-7473
gmcfadden@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Formulate professional opinions and guidance by analyzing both financial and non-financial data using critical thinking skills within ethical guidelines and standards.