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.

Coronavirus Update

Cecil College is actively monitoring the status of COVID-19 locally, regionally, and nationally. We are working with our local health department and county offices to stay up to date on the latest developments regarding the coronavirus. As of now, all classes and events on campus are taking place as scheduled.

The College is utilizing additional precautionary measures to maintain a healthful environment on all of our campuses. Our Facilities department has added additional cleaning protocols to their daily routine to help prevent the spread of germs, including the use of disinfectant wipes on high-traffic surfaces like door handles and light switches.

In addition, the College is routinely posting information regarding the prevention of germ transmission on all on-campus monitors, our student and employee newsletters, and our primary social media channels. We also have signage both on campus and on larger event promotions reminding the community that if someone isn’t feeling well or has recently traveled to any of the global, high-risk areas, the responsible thing to do is to stay home. The College continues to monitor updates from local, state and national public health officials and will update this message as necessary.