Accounting, Business, Management & Computer Training

Accounting & Bookkeeping

QuickBooks Certification will prepare you to become a QuickBooks Certified User. Instruction covers setting up charts of accounts, reconcile checking accounts, create and print invoices, receipts and statements, track account payables, and inventory. Once the course is completed, the student can take the QuickBooks Certified User Exam. The course consist of 10 sessions totaling 30 hours.

QuickBooks Advanced will take your knowledge of QuickBooks to the next level. The objective of the course is to obtain a more comprehensive and working knowledge of the software. At the completion of the course students should have a firm understanding of reporting results of the information generated. The class consist of 8 sessions total 24 hours.

Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental health practitioners are dedicated to protecting the public health by monitoring and recommending solutions to reduce pollution levels. With our ever-growing population and the health challenges that we face on a day-to-day basis, the employment outlook is very favorable for individuals wanting a career in environmental health.

Different training courses are offered every semester. Please check with a program specialist for details.


Have you ever been interested in gaining a behind the scenes glimpse of what it takes to run a bar? Our program will instruct you on how to become a professional bartender.

Bartending Professional combines classes in mixology, learning the basics of consistent pouring of all the classics and the latest trendy cocktails. The course will also cover the importance of bar management, the essentials of liquor arrangement and inventory control. This course consists of 4 sessions totaling 12 hours.

Microsoft Office

The IT field is constantly changing. How prepared are you for these changes? Whether you want to update your skills, discover a new talent, or establish a new career path, Cecil College offers a variety of computer courses to meet your needs. Enhance your skills with training in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and become more marketable in the workplace.

Microsoft Excel Essentials pinpoints the various tools and skills need to use Microsoft Excel. The course covers formatting, how to create and maintain tables and charts, and functions, pivots tables and working with multiple worksheets. This course consists of 5 sessions totaling 10 hours.

Microsoft Word Essentials covers the various tools and skills need to develop themes, move test, customize headers, and footers apply styles and change margins. This course consists of 3 sessions totaling 6 hours.

Microsoft PowerPoint Essentials identifies and covers the various tools and skills needed to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Students will learn techniques for presentations, incorporating and editing video clips, creating custom logos, developing themes, and complex animation. This course consists of 3sessions totaling 6 hours.

Real Estate

Real estate can be a great career for those who have the entrepreneurial drive to forge their own way and control their own professional destiny.

Pre-License Training explores the basic concepts of real estate law, ownership, transfers of property, the closing process, brokerage, contracts, listing agreements and laws. This will prepare students to sit for the Maryland Real Estate Commission Certification Exam. This course consists of 20 sessions totaling 60 hours.

Visual Communications

Digital Imaging I will explore both the technical aspects of image manipulations as well as the artistic aspects of creating images. You will learn to use a digital camera, film and flatbed scanners, archival printers and the professional imaging software Adobe Photoshop. This course consists of 7 sessions totaling 25 hours.

Digital Imaging II allows you to expand your digital imaging capabilities with Adobe Photoshop and get an introduction to graphic design with the professional desktop publishing software, QuarkXPress. Topics will include fine art and commercial applications of digital imaging and design. This course consists of 7 sessions totaling 25 hours.

Voice Over Careers

Getting Paid to Talk will introduce you to the growing field of voice over. Instructions will be given as to what the professionals look for, and how to prepare, and where to find work in your area. As part of this course, the student will be able to record a short professional script under the direction of the instructor. This course consists of 1 session totaling 2.5 hours.

Website Privacy Policy

Cecil College maintains this website to inform you of the many offerings and activities pertinent to the institution. We appreciate the trust you place in Cecil College, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy statement, dated October 2006, describes the information we collect and how we use it. When using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the statement.

Privacy Statement

For each visitor to our web site, the web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. No marketing databases are created as a result of your visit, nor are there any commercial uses made of any such data.

Cecil College does collect the following information:

  1. the domain name of visitors to our web page.
  2. aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
  3. certain technical information, such as the browser version and operating system.
  4. broad demographic information for aggregate use.
  5. the e-mail addresses of those who voluntarily communicate with us via e-mail.
  6. information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information collected is used:

  1. to improve the content of our web site.
  2. to analyze usage trends.
  3. to notify visitors about updates to our web site.
  4. by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you supply us with your telephone number on-line, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you contact us voluntarily via email, you may receive email messages from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

The Cecil College web site may contain links and information from other institutions and/or organizations. Cecil is not responsible for the privacy practices of these institutions and/or organizations, access is at your own risk. Cecil College will not sell, rent, or lease your e-mail address to others. Cecil does not set any cookies.

If you have questions about this privacy statement, you may contact us by mail at the following address:

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