Workforce Specialist | Lackawanna College

Workforce Specialist with QuickBooks Certification

At A Glance

-Enter the workforce with knowledge in Quickbooks and a certification as a Microsoft Office Associate.
Start your career earning $37,000 per year and grow to earn over $50,000.
Enter a diverse job field with many opportunities to work for different companies.
Earn your certificate over the course of 26 weeks with hybrid learning.

Welcome to Workforce Specialist with Quickbooks-Certificate Program

You’ve always been good with numbers and want to elevate your education to work in a more secure job network. Lackawanna College’s workforce specialist with Quickbooks certification can help take the skills you already have to a professional level.

At Lackawanna College you’ll gain the skills you need to enter the business world with confidence.

Your Career Starts Here

Employment of individuals with a workforce specialist with Quickbooks certification remains steady, with around 170,200 job openings each year through now to 2030.

The median average wage for an individual with a workforce specialist with Quickbooks certification was $45,560 per year in May 2021.

Earning your workforce specialist with Quickbooks certification at Lackawanna College will open many doors in the business world.

You’ll find employment in:

  • Hospitals
  • Home Owners Associations
  • Accounting Firms
  • Marketing Firms
  • State, Local, and Federal Governments
  • Travel Agencies
  • And other business settings

Jobs you can begin after earning your certificate include:

  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Audit Clerk
  • Budget Analyst
  • And many more

More About the Program

The workforce specialist with Quickbooks certification certificate prepares students to enter the business world with basic skills in QuickBooks while certifying them as Microsoft Office Associates.

Knowing accounting basics while being proficient in Microsoft Office products are in-demand skills, making certificate holders more marketable and valuable to employers.

To become certified as Microsoft Office associates, students will need to demonstrate proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. The suite includes Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Workforce development specialists across the whole spectrum of employment have good reason to use the Microsoft Office Suite in their day-to-day operations. Candidates able to enter into a role and use these various Microsoft products make themselves more attractive for job opportunities.

The 570-hour workforce management training program costs $10,000 and runs for 26 weeks.

The certificate’s days and hours are:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Remote
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – On Campus

The Course Work

On top of Microsoft training, students learn various business and accounting subjects that include:

  • Business Communications with Certification
  • Accounting 1
  • Quickbooks Certification
  • Spanish Fundamentals for the Workplace