Make your future count. 

If you crunch the numbers, a career in accounting can really add up. The Accounting Program at Zane State College will prepare you for a career in a diverse field that includes public, business, and not-for-profit accounting. The program is also an excellent choice if you choose to transfer to a four-year university or complete a bachelor’s degree. This option saves you money and provides a strong foundation of concepts to be successful at the bachelor’s level.

The Zane State College Accounting Program will prepare you to perform accounting functions that include recording, analyzing, and communicating the results of financial events; prepare payroll, prepare financial statements, perform accounting tasks in a manufacturing environment, and personal income tax returns. Emphasis is placed on both manual and computer accounting program that includes QuickBooks certification and spreadsheet software.

The demand for accounting personnel is on the rise and is expected to continue to rise. Graduates can gain employment as bookkeepers, auditors, tax preparers, cost accountants, and financial analysts.

We have specific articulation agreements with several universities including Muskingum University, DeVry University, Franklin University, and Ohio Valley University. The transfer path to Muskingum University provides a public accounting degree option that completes the requirements needed for the certified public accounting examination. The Ohio Valley University offers a Forensic Accounting program.

2 Years


Associate Degree
Course of Study

Certificate in Applied Business (1-year)
Accounting and Bookkeeping Certificate