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Financial Planning Certificate


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    • Certificate Overview

      The Accounting Financial Planning Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with specialized training in financial planning, preparing the student for entry-level positions and/or professional advancement in their current accounting jobs. Students completing this certificate will be able to assist companies within the areas of budget analysis, tax reporting, financial and investment planning and analysis.

    • Required Courses
      Students must complete the following coursework:
      • BUSA 7 Principles of Accounting - Financial
      • BUSA 8 Principles of Accounting - Managerial
      • BUSA 58 Federal Income Tax Law
      • BUSA 71 Personal Financial Planning
      • BUSA 76 Excel for Accounting
    • Sample Job Titles
      Titles based on SOC Code: 13-2082
      • Certified Income Tax Preparer (CTP)
      • Corporate Tax Preparer
      • Enrolled Agent
      • Income Tax Preparer
      • Master Tax Advisor
      • Tax Advisor
      • Tax Associate
      • Tax Consultant
      • Tax Preparer
      • Tax Specialist
      Titles based on SOC Code: 43-3051
      • Accounting Technician
      • Human Resources Assistant
      • Payroll Administrator
      • Payroll Assistant
      • Payroll Clerk
      • Payroll Coordinator
      • Payroll Manager
      • Payroll Representative
      • Payroll SPecialist
      • Payroll Technician
    • Salaries
      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 13-2082
      Median wages (2018) $18.94 hourly, $39,390 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
         
      Employment (2016) 96,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Faster than average (10% to 14%) Faster than average (10% to 14%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 11,500
      State trends Employment Trends
         
      Top industries (2016)

       

      Wages & Employment Trends based on SOC Code: 43-3051

      Median wages (2018) $21.66 hourly, $45,050 annual
      State wages Local Salary Info
         
      Employment (2016) 166,000 employees
      Projected growth (2016-2026) Little or no change (-1% to 1%) Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
      Projected job openings (2016-2026) 16,100
      State trends Employment Trends
         
      Top industries (2016)
    • Learn More
      For more information, please contact:

      Brenda Domico, Department Chair | bdomico@mtsac.edu

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