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Accounting Occupations

This course is designed to introduce adult students to accounting principles, procedures, and applications.  The course is structured to provide a maximum opportunity for students to learn accounting fundamentals using QuickBooks; which is necessary for today's bookkeeping/account clerk careers.  Textbooks, online workbooks, and personal computers are provided in order to learn these skills in the classroom.  Each student will have an opportunity to become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Word, Excel and Outlook. Each student will be placed at an internship with a local business in order to get real world experience. 

Instructor Bio

Teresa Machado

Teresa Machado came to Merced County Office of Education with a long history of industry experience. In 1980, as an Operations Manager for a hardware store for 15 years, and an Employment & Training Specialist III with Merced County for 8+ years. She is also a part time instructor with Merced College providing computer applications and business classes. Teresa has taught the Marketing, Computerized Office Technology, Medical Office Administration and Accounting ROP Programs since 2008. Teresa attained a Merced County National Workforce Professional Certificate 2005, and Microsoft Office Specialist - Associate Certification in 2022. She has forty plus years’ experience in management, leadership and teaching as well as curriculum development; within the education sector.

More About the Program

Enroll Today!

  • Completion in 6 months or less
  • Self-paced program
  • Site internship
  • Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

Address: Wolfe Education Center- 1732 W. 13th Street, Room W6, Merced, Ca. 95341


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Dora Robles

Staff Secretary
(209) 381-6684