NOTE: There will be no further admissions for terms after Summer 2020 into the General Accountancy program. If you are interested in Accounting related professions consider our Accounting associate degree. You may be eligible to receive credit for prior learning and earn your associate degree in less than two years.
The General Accountancy technical diploma program at Madison College focuses on developing the skills necessary for employment in the accounting field. This program includes all the technical accounting courses within the Accounting associate degree program but without the general education courses.
Upon completion, you will receive a General Accountancy diploma and will only need to complete the required general education coursework for your Accounting associate degree.
Students in the General Accountancy program can attend full or part-time.
General Accountancy classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison - Truax
- Fort Atkinson
Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.
Some of the courses for this program may be available online.
- View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.
- Attend an Advising, Application, Information & More (AAIM) Session to get started in the admission process.
- Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC.
Contact Enrollment Services at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.
After completing the General Accountancy program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:
- Understand types of business organizations and their internal control structures.
- Analyze and record financial transactions in a manual and computerized general ledger system.
- Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles.
- Analyze and prepare financial information for management decision-making.
- Utilize current income tax resources to prepare personal income tax returns.
- Process payroll transactions in accordance with current payroll reporting requirements.
- Develop and apply flexible solutions to accounting problems using spreadsheets.
- Complete accounting cycle tasks using general ledger accounting software.
- Communicate financial information effectively within a business environment.
Earning your technical diploma in General Accountancy at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work as:
- Accounts Payable/ Receivable Clerk
- Payroll Clerk
- Cost Accountant
- Public Accountant
- Staff Accountant
- Tax Accountant
- Account Manager
- Account Specialist
- Payroll Accountant
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
- Certified Public Accountant
- Trust Officer
Graduate Report Summary Overview
2016 2017 2018 Number of Program Graduates 2 3 2 Number of Surveys Sent 2 3 2 Number of Surveys Returned 2 2 2 Percent of Surveys Returned 100.00% 66.70% 100.00% Available for Employment 2 2 2 Percent Available for Employment 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% Not in Labor Market 0 0 0 Percent Not in Labor Market 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Available for Employment
2016 2017 2018 Graduates Employed 1 2 2 Percent of Graduates Employed 50.00% 100.00% 100.00% Employed in Related Occupation 1 1 1 Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.00% 50.00% 50.00% Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 1 1 Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% Employed - No Response 0 0 0 Percent Employed - No Response 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Seeking Employment 1 0 0 Percent Seeking Employment 50.00% 0.00% 0.00% Reaction To Training at Madison College
2016 2017 2018 Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 4 3.5 4 Number of Satisfaction Responses 2 2 2 Very Satisfied 2 1 2 Percent Very Satisfied 100.00% 50.00% 100.00% Satisfied 0 1 0 Percent Satisfied 0.00% 50.00% 0.00% Unsatisfied 0 0 0 Percent Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Very Unsatisfied 0 0 0 Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Primary Reason for Attending Madison College
2016 2017 2018 Number of Primary Reason Responses 2 2 2 Preparation for Getting a Job 0 0 1 Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 0.00% 0.00% 50.00% Career Change 2 2 0 Percent Career Change 100.00% 100.00% 0.00% Improvement of Existing Skills 0 0 1 Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 0.00% 0.00% 50.00% Preparation for Further Education 0 0 0 Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Personal Interest 0 0 0 Percent Personal Interest 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Other 0 0 0 Percent Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% When Employment was Obtained
2016 2017 2018 Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 1 2 2 Before Enrollment 0 1 1 Percent Before Enrollment 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% While Attending the College 1 0 0 Percent While Attending the College 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% After Training at the College 0 1 1 Percent After Training at the College 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% Location of Employment (related and unrelated)
2016 2017 2018 Number of Employment Location Responses 1 2 2 In College District 1 2 2 Percent In College District 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 0 0 Percent of In Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Outside of Wisconsin 0 0 0 Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Employer Location Unknown 0 0 0 Percent Location Unknown 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Salary Trend Salary Trend 2016 2017 2018 Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 1 1 Average Monthly Wage $3,158 $2,864 Average Hourly Wage $18.36 $16.65 Average Work Hours per Week 40 40 Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count Average Hourly Wage Average Work Hours per Week
Total Positions Open for academic year: 2018 Wisconsin TechConnectTM Jobs* Madison Non-Madison Number of Full Time Positions Open Number of Part Time Positions Open Total Jobs Graduate Employers for academic year: 2018 Employer(s) Job Title City** State*** Positions Madison Metro Transit Account Clerk
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