Explore a Career in Accounting Technology

Career options in the Accounting Technology field may include, but are not limited to, accounts receivable coordinators, accounts payable coordinators, general bookkeepers, credit and collection coordinators, payroll coordinators and assistant controller.

Associate in Science Degree - Accounting Technology

The A.S. Degree in Accounting Technology is a two-year program designed to equip students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to further their education and careers in entry-level accounting positions.


College Credit Certificates

NFCC offers three short-term Accounting Technology college credit certificates through its XCEL-IT Program. These certificate programs can be completed in one year or less. They can be taken individually or used as building blocks while completing the A.S. Degree in Accounting Technology.

Accounting Technology Management

27 Credit Hours: Designed to prepare students with the technical knowledge and skills associated with entry-level accounting positions or supplemental training for those currently or previously employed within the field. Teaches the principles, theories and concepts in the preparation and maintenance of financial records, including preparation of governmental tax forms, and in the analysis of financial information for decision making within organizations. .

Accounting Technology Operations

18 Credit Hours: Designed to prepare students with the technical knowledge and skills associated with entry-level accounting positions or supplemental training for those currently or previously employed within the field. Teaches the principles, theories and concepts in the preparation and maintenance of financial records and in the analysis of financial information for decision making within organizations.

Accounting Technology Specialist

12 Credit Hours: The purpose of this program is to prepare students with the technical knowledge and skills associated entry-level accounting positions or supplemental training for those currently or previously employed within the field. Teaches data entry of accounting information and the preparation, presentation and analysis of business reports.

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Professional Courses

NFCC offers great courses for small businesses or anyone looking to take a course or two to help improve skills in payroll accounting or spreadsheet applications for business.

APA 2501 Payroll Accounting

Provides students with an understanding of the procedures associated with payroll accounting, including calculating payroll and payroll taxes and procedures for payroll records and reports. Certain laws regulating payroll applications are also covered in this course. 

CGS 2515 Spreadsheet Applications for Business

This course is designed to provide students hands-on experience and skills in designing, planning, creating and programming spreadsheets for business applications using spreadsheet functions and commands.


Admission, program and degree requirements are subject to change. Contact the program coordinator or an NFCC academic advisor for the most current information.

XCEL-IT LogoThe XCEL-IT grant program is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Education Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program. The program is being offered through NFCC as part of a consortium of seven colleges in the state of Florida.