Career Training

Accounting Fundamentals Certificate Program – New Program!
Understanding basic accounting principles and maintaining accurate financial records is critical for all businesses. You will be introduced to theory and practice of basic concepts in accounting and bookkeeping. This hands-on program introduces participants to documents and journals required to establish a computerized set of accounts for a small business. Individuals who are interested in starting on this career path, small or home based business owners, and others with little to no experience will benefit. Complete the Fundamentals of Accounting/Bookkeeping I and II and QuickBooks to earn the certificate of completion or modules can be taken alone.

Accounting/Bookkeeping Fundamentals I and II
Learn essential terms and concepts related to starting an accounting system, understand debits and credits, classify items as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue/sales and expenditures. Use practice scenarios and complete basic procedures such as journalizing entries and posting transactions to a general ledger. Explore the bookkeeping and accounting cycle, cash systems, creating and understanding financial reports. Learn to create a Trial Balance and Post-Closing Trial Balance, understand an Income Statement and Balance Sheet as well as adjusting entries and bank statement reconciliation. Topics Include: understanding accounts; debits and credits; analyzing transactions; journaling; general ledger; closing/adjusting entries; post-closing trial balance; financial reporting, (30 hours) $549
2/3 - 4/7  6pm-9:15pm      Tuesday    B     AR 108
CAR 797 30           NOONAN

Computerized Accounting & Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2010
Develop a working familiarity of QuickBooks 2010 with this hands-on course and apply this financial software application to what you have learned in Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals. This QuickBooks’s course will provide a hands-on experience performing the most common business transactions. The objective is to give students a basic familiarity with the operation of QuickBooks and an overview of the accounting process as it relates to QuickBooks in a small business environment. This course requires completion of Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals I or previous accounting/bookkeeping knowledge. Topics: Getting Started; The Sales Process; Banking and other Transactions; Vendors and Managing Expenses; Bank Reconciliation and Reports. Bring a flash drive to class. (15 hours) $199
4/21 - 5/19     6pm-9pm    T     B     AR-108
CAR 722 30            NOONAN

Meeting & Event Management Certificate
Organizing meetings, trade shows, conferences or special events requires many abilities. This certificate provides the practical skills and knowledge to successfully plan, organize, manage, promote and evaluate meetings and events. You will get an overview of the many sectors of the meeting and event planning industry. Course is taught in both lecture and applied formats so you will gain real-world experiences. Career opportunities include corporate event management, tradeshows, conventions, visitor’s bureaus, catering, venue sales, wedding planning, and vendor representation. Topics covered include: components of managing and planning events, selection of appropriate sites, pre-event publicity and marketing, audio-visual technology, budgeting, and negotiation. The instructor has more than 16 years of experience in event planning. (30 hours) $499
Dates: February 23, March 2, 9,12,19,23,26,30, April 2     6p-9p    Mon/Thurs    B     Henderson Hall 115
CAR 710 30     12300  FLAHERTY 
Java Programming
This course introduces and trains participants to the Java programming language. We will present the basic concepts of object oriented programming language, JAVA language fundamentals, graphical user interfaces and embedded applet programming. Students will learn how to write applet programs through a web page. Topics include Getting Started with JAVA; JAVA Fundamentals; Class Relationships; Program Flow; Exception Handling; IO; Graphical User Interfaces; More Swing; Event Handlers; Porting Java Apps to the Web. (30 hours) $399
2/23-5/4 6pm-9pm M B AR 107
TEC 732 30 16550 KRAMER
No class March 16

MTEL Communication & Literacy Test Prep
Are you planning to take the Communication and Literacy test for the Massachusetts Education Certification? Effectively prepare for the test by reviewing test-taking strategies, learning ways to reduce test anxiety, studying intensive review exercises and taking practice tests.  This test is required for licensure as a teacher, administrator, or school nurse in Massachusetts and for students transferring to a four-year college with programs leading to teacher licensure.  A textbook is required and available at the MCC Bookstore. Current MCC students may take this course at a reduced rate. Call Marci Barnes at 781-280-3669 to learn more.  (10 hours) $199
2/28-3/7            8am-1pm         S                     B                    HH 107
CAR 602 30         14979             HUTCHINSON


CopyEditing Nonfiction
Want to update your writing skills, or find another avenue for income?  If you are interested in a career change or want to sharpen your writing and editing skills, copyediting may be the profession for you. Whether you are knowledgeable in history, math, parenting or fiction writing, there are editing opportunities out there. Your instructor will cover the guidelines for copy editing as well as discuss resources to locate a job in this field.  Familiarity with English grammar is necessary to succeed in this course. (16 hours) $149
3/25-5/13          6pm-8pm         W                    B                    HH 107
CAR 617 30         12241             SPENCER



AutoCad 3D – ONLINE
If you’ve mastered AutoCAD’s 2D concepts and methods, you can take your skills to a new level by adding 3D tools to your repertoire. This program contains Autodesk certified curriculum and as such, it is an official training guide—online. In this program, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D and explore the main features of AutoCAD’s advanced 3D Modeling workspace. Many employers use AutoCAD 3D in their computer-aided design environment, and AutoCAD 3D skills will make you more competitive in fields including mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, and facilities planning and management. This program will also help you prepare for a portion of the Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 Certified Associate exam. ONLINE. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. 80 hours. $1695

Business Writing  Course # EDG 815
Do you have a nagging suspicion that a small improvement in your writing skills might also improve your career prospects? Don't let small gaps in your business writing skills prevent you from reaching your full potential! It doesn't matter whether you're a clerical worker, an engineer, or an executive. If you communicate with others in writing, you need this course to help you identify and eliminate problem areas. By the end of this course, you'll know the secret to developing powerful written documents that immediately draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue until your very last, well-chosen word. ONLINE COURSE. Classes begin monthly. (24 hours) $130. To enroll: Step 1: to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or email

Internet Marketing for Business ONLINE Course # EDG 846
Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using Web analytics. You'll understand how to use online advertising, email marketing, and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your Web site.  ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours). $130. To enroll: Step 1:  to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1-800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. All classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or


Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification Training Course - ONLINE
Learn basic to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, while preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Through this program, you can equip yourself for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification, the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite. Certification can help you differentiate yourself in today’s competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities, garner greater earning potential, and advance in your current job. Students should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files. ONLINE Course. Student must have access to MS Office Suite 2010. To enroll for MCC, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE Course. 300 hours. $1695

Veterinary Assistant - ONLINE
This ONLINE course and training program prepares students for an exciting new career as an administrative veterinary assistant. Students in the program learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This online program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are emphasized, and the program contains basic information about pet insurance. Textbooks are included. 170 hours. ONLINE. $1,995. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221 - 5151.  Not eligible for waivers.

Certified Wedding Planner - ONLINE
Prepare for a career in wedding planning by mastering the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering “wow” weddings and parties. You’ll get step-by-step training and learn concise formulas for ensuring the success of any social event, from weddings and anniversaries to birthdays and baby showers. Once you’ve grasped the basics of planning weddings, you’ll translate theory into real-world applications as you discover how to cultivate the vendor and client relationships that are crucial to building your business. This program provides you with financial tools that you’ll be able to use including contracts, business plans, fee structures, and service offerings. Upon successfully completion you will be certified as a professional wedding planner by the Wedding Planning Institute. You will qualify to apply for a six-month internship. 300 hours. $1395 ONLINE. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Certified Mediator - ONLINE
This ONLINE course offers a highly comprehensive conflict resolution education that can help you advance in your present job, add a sought-after skill to your resume, or set up a private practice as a Certified Mediator. Offered in partnership with Mediators without Borders®, this program includes online training in mediation and a 60-hour online internship where you can role-play different mediation scenarios as a mediator, disputant, or observer. In addition, upon completion of the program, you'll be eligible to become a Certified Mediator through Mediators without Borders®. All textbooks are included with the program. (120 hours). To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $1795 

Last Modified: 2/27/15