Program Disclosures 




The Accounting Skills COTC Certificate program is designed for those who wish to enter the accounting field in an entry-level position after completing three quarters of college-level courses.  The certificate emphasizes computerized data entry and basic accounting skills.

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          Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
          O*Net SOC Code:  43-3031.00

          Billing, Cost and Rate Clerks
          O*Net SOC Code:  43-3021.02

On-time Graduation Rates for Students Completing the Program

COTC’s Graduation rate taken from IPEDS reporting for 2007 is 16 percent for the First-time, Full-time student cohort.

Program Costs for the Entire Program, Tuition and Fees, Room and Board, Books and Supplies, Other

The Accounting Skills COTC Certificate program is three quarters in length with a total of 33 credit hours required


           QTR 1 -       Full-time Student (16 credit hours)                                  $ 1326.00
           QTR 2 -       8 credit hours required at $110.50 per credit hour         884.00
           QTR 3 -       11 credit hours required at $110.50 per credit hour     $ 1215.50

           Sub-Total Tuition                                                                                   $  2629.50

Other Associated Fees for Program

           None                                                                                                       $       0.00

Total Tuition and Fees                                                                                 $ 2629.50

No Room and Board (COTC is a commuter campus)                         $        0.00

Estimated Cost of Books and Supplies

            Books - QTR 1                                                                                      $    500.00
            Books - QTR 2                                                                                      $    275.00
            Books - QTR 3                                                                                      $    325.00

Total Estimated Cost of Books and Supplies                                        $  1100.00


Total Estimated Cost of the Accounting Skills
 COTC Certificate Program                                                                $  3729.50

Placement Rates for Students Completing the Program

The College placement rate from the latest survey is 69 percent currently employed in an area that is directly or somewhat related to the education area.

Median Loan Debt Incurred by Students Who Completed the Program

Federal Loans                                                                                    $ 1583.00
            Private Loans                                                                                     $        0.00
            Institutional Loans                                                                               $       0.00


 Information compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Central Ohio Technical College  --  June 30, 2011



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