About Accounting Assistant training in Rego Park

Metropolitan Learning Institute offers an Accounting Assistant training class at our campuses in Queens. This type of training program is perfectly suited for individuals who are looking for careers as Accounting Assistants or bookkeepers. The curriculum covers a variety of topics that are essential to most bookkeeping and accounting assistant careers. If you are looking for a professional Accounting Assistant class or bookkeeping training in Rego Park, Metropolitan Learning Institute the place for you.

Get in touch with us today to learn about our Accounting Assistant training in Rego Park, Queens. Someone from our team will be glad to speak to you about the curriculum, enrollment, and answer any questions you may have about the course.

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Program Objective

The program commences with 525 hours of intensive introduction to software that is in high demand in any business dealing with word processing, spreadsheet data analysis, customized presentations and electronic mail messaging. The student applies knowledge learned in the classroom to office accounting procedures, along with specific professional software utilities. Hands-on training in the above mentioned areas are done based on theories of computer operations and accounts data processing. Following the Microsoft Windows component, students receive a thorough grounding in business math and principles of accounting, including payroll and tax accounting as well as training in customized accounting software packages in common use nationwide. This component is 750 hours in length. 225 hours of business communications and career preparation courses round out the program.

Program Code

AA1500-Accounting Assistant

Program Requirements: (in alphabetical order by term)
Term Course Title Course Code Hours
COT I-Keyboarding T100 75
COT II-Windows OS T105 75
COT III-MS Word T110 75
COT IV-MS Excel T115 75
COT V-PowerPoint T120 75
COT VI-Introduction to Online Living, Networks and the Internet A100 75
COT VII-MS Access T130 75
Math for Business K100 75
Fundamentals of Accounting I K105 75
Fundamentals of Accounting II K110 75
Fundamentals of Accounting III K125 75
Fundamentals of Accounting IV K130 75
Income Tax Procedures I K135 75
Income Tax Procedures II K140 75
Computerized Accounting with Sage 50 K115 75
Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks K120 75
Payroll Accounting I K145 75
Basic Business Communication E150 75
Business Correspondence E160 75
Career Preparation C100 75

Completion Time: Four Terms in 15 weeks each (1500 hours, 60 weeks).

Sessions: Full time sessions are available in the morning and in the evening. Students attend classes 25 hours per week.

Program Readiness: Students are required to take Metropolitan Learning Institute’s CELSA and/or Wonderlic Test to determine if they possess the reasoning skills that are necessary for intensive study. Any applicant who scores below the minimum cutoff mark in any given test is advised to reconsider his/her career training choice.

Entrance Requirements:

1. High school diploma or equivalent, evaluated by nationally-recognized translation/ evaluation service if issued outside the USA, Puerto Rico or Guam. Note that some HS completion certificates such as an IEP may not be acceptable-the school’s Financial Aid office will make a determination in each case.
2. Each applicant for 1500 hour programs with an VESL component will be tested to establish his or her need for Intermediate VESL instruction before enrollment, as well as for quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve a minimum score of 254 on the quantitative part of the Wonderlic test and also achieve a 97 or greater score on the CELSA (English) test. Each applicant for 1500 hour programs without an VESL component will be tested to establish his or her reading, writing and quantitative skills. To qualify, applicants must achieve minimum scores of 200/210 on the Verbal/Quantitative parts of the WBST, respectively with a verified foreign High School Diploma.


Applicants with a U.S. HSD or TASC/GED are exempt from this testing.
3. At the end of the Intermediate ESL VIII course (if applicable), students who receive a minimum of 70 (C) in their Level VIII ESL course and are in good academic standing will begin the computer-based portion of their program.
4. Any student who fails to achieve the minimum passing grades in their ESL levels must repeat appropriate units of Intermediate/Advanced ESL (Remedial placement will be decided by the Campus Director and will consider the student’s circumstances on a case-by-case basis).

Maximum Time Frame and Evaluation Points:

The maximum time frame to satisfy program requirements is six terms (2250 hours). Evaluation points are every term (375 hours).

Credential Awarded: Diploma

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Frequently Asked Questions about Accounting Assistant training in Rego Park, Queens:

What are the benefits of enrolling in Accounting Assistant training in Queens at Metropolitan Learning Institute?
Our course will not only teach you all of the essential accounting assistant skills you need to succeed in your chosen career, it will also give you a competitive edge in your job search. Completion of this course will act as proof to your potential employers that you hold the necessary skill set to hit the ground running as an accounting assistant. Contact us today to learn more about the class and enroll today.

How do I find out about financial aid for Accounting Assistant training?
If you think that cost might be a prohibitive factor, contact us today to find out if you qualify for financial aid. Financial aid is available to students who qualify, so call our office today and one of our representatives will be glad to guide you through the process. You may be eligible for financial aid for this course, as well as other courses offered at Metropolitan Learning Institute.

How do I enroll in Accounting Assistant training in Queens at Metropolitan Learning Institute?
Request information through our website or give us a call at the campus that is closest to you. One of our helpful representatives will be happy to guide you through the enrollment process and get you going on the correct path. Jump start your career as an Accounting Assistant today and enroll in our Accounting Assistant training in Queens!