Tax for the Non-Accountant | Waukesha County Technical College

Tax for the Non-Accountant

12-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code 40-101-CF

Learn basic tax concepts and accounting principles designed for individuals. Topics include dependent and filing status qualifications, allowable tax deductions, income tax treatment for sole proprietors and an introduction to QuickBooks software.

How Long It Will Take

Students can complete this program in two semesters.

Start Date

You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester.

How This Program Is Offered

This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • You can apply credits from this short-term certificate program to the Accounting associate degree.
  • This certificate program is ideal for small business employees or owners responsible for preparing reports for the corporate accountant.

Courses You'll Take

For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.

Financial Aid Eligibility

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program. Questions? Contact your program advisor.

Cost

The cost of your certificate depends on the number of total credits. Learn more about tuition and fees.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired. Learn more about credit for prior learning.

How to Get Started

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.

 

Transfer Options

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.

Other Educational Opportunities