The Managerial Accounting Certificate is a 16 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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ACCOUNTING 1 (10101111)


Introduces accounting concepts and financial statements for sole proprietorships. Learners analyze and record routine transactions, adjusting entries, and closing entries. Learners prepare the Income Statement, Statement of Owner's Equity, and the Balance Sheet from the financial records they create for service and merchandising businesses. Covers accounting for sales, inventory, cash, and receivables.

NTC Assessments Offered:
Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • CLEP® Financial Accounting

ACCOUNTING 2 (10101113)


Expands on the accounting concepts presented in Accounting 1. Introduces the learner to fixed assets, intangible assets, current and payroll liabilities, Partnerships, Corporations, bonds, the Statement of Cash Flows, and financial statement analysis. Demonstrate achievement by completion of various projects.

Prerequisite: 10-101-111 ACCOUNTING 1. Pre/Corequisite: 10-804-123 MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS or 10-804-107 COLLEGE MATH.

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COST ANALYSIS (10101122)


Prepares the learner to analyze financial performance from a managerial perspective. Learners will examine capital budget investments, compare capital structures, prepare a master budget, prepare standard costs, develop a working capital management strategy, and explore implementing sustainability into business practices.

Pre/Corequisite: 10-101-125 COST ACCOUNTING.

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Prepares the learner to compare the cost accounting environment with other accounting environments, identify production costs, analyze production components of accounting reports, analyze production flows, classify production costs as direct, indirect and fixed, variable, or mixed, apply cost assignment methods, process production costs using job order costing and process costing, allocate departmental overhead.

Prerequisites: 10-101-111 ACCOUNTING 1 or 10-101-147 ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS and 10-103-242 EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 or 10-103-240 OFFICE 2016 LEVEL 1.

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EXCEL LEVEL 1 (10103242)


Introduces learners to the basic concepts of using Microsoft Excel with hands-on, project based activities. Learners will develop foundational skills by applying concepts explored to effectively utilize the functions and features of Microsoft Excel including creating worksheets, entering/editing data, selecting cells/ranges, creating basic charts, formatting entries and creating/modifying basic formulas.

NTC Assessments Offered:
Industry Credentials Accepted:
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Office Excel 2019



This course covers real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuity, apply math concepts to the purchasing/buying process, apply math concepts to the selling process and basic statistics with business/consumer applications.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions


An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.


A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

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