Business Training

Business Training

Are you looking to advance in your business career, or transition into the workforce? Zane State College offers the training you need.

When you choose Zane State College, you’re trusting us with your future. We don’t take this trust lightly. We guarantee you’ll receive quality instruction delivered by subject matter experts; assistance with building your network and obtaining the career you want; and offering a degree pathway beyond the certificate.

Accounting and Bookkeeping Certificate

10 Courses/31 Credit Hours

 Need to lower your overhead for your personal business? In as little as a year, you can invest in yourself and earn an Accounting and Bookkeeping certificate. If you want to get started in a career in the accounting field, you can gain the industry knowledge used across the globe. Gain the skills and confidence
to you compute and classify data for financial records. If you decide to continue on, you’re halfway done with College’s Accounting degree. Median hourly wage is $18/hour.

Upon earning your certificate, you will be qualified for these occupations:
Account Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Accounting Associate, Accounting Specialist, Accounting Technician,
Accounts Payable Clerk, and Accounts Payable Specialist

COST: $5,970
ESTIMATED BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $375
DURATION: 2 SEMESTERS
Costs are subject to change.

Course of Study: AB-1_COS_20-21

Real Estate Certificate

4 Courses/12 Credit Hours

In about four months, learn to rent, buy, or sell property
for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospec- tive clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Upon completing the four courses, you will be prepared to take the State of Ohio Real Estate License Exam.
Median hourly wage is $18/hour.

Upon earning our certificate, you will be qualified for these occupations:
Real Estate Agent, Realtor, Realtor Associate, Sales Agent

COST: $2,170
ESTIMATED BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $230
DURATION: 1 SEMESTER
Costs are subject to change.

Course of Study: RE-C_COS_20-21

Meet Your Instructor

Beth Vaughn

Associate Professor, Accounting
bvaughn@zanestate.edu

Bachelor of Technical Management with concentration
in accounting and MBA with small business management focus Certified Public Accountant
Ohio Society of CPA’s, AICPA, TACTYC
5 plus years of industry experience

Kathy Hetrick

Instructor, Real Estate
khetrick@zanestate.edu

Associate in Real Estate Technologies from ZSC
Ohio Real Estate Broker License
GRI – Graduate Realtors Institute
CRB – Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager
ePro Designation
At Home With Diversity Designation
PSA – Pricing Strategy Advisor
Guernsey Muskingum Valley Association of Realtors President 1989
Professional Standards Committee
Grievance Committee
Board Ombudsman
Education Committee
Ohio Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
Years of Industry experience
Licensed as Sales Agent in 1980
Licensed as Broker in 1986
Office Manager for Lepi & Associates

How Do I Sign Up?

New Students

To sign up, fill out an application here. You will select either of these which apply to you: 

    1. Taking courses for personal interest
    2. Taking select courses to transfer to another college
    3. Taking select courses to qualify me for a new job

Current Students

Please get in touch with your instructor to register for necessary courses.

College Credit for Your Life Experience

Those years of your hard work do add up. Tell us more about your work history so we can find ways to possibly turn that experience into college credit towards a certificate. Simply fill in some information below with the best time and way to reach you for a follow up talk.