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QuickBooks Classes in Houston, Texas with School Information

The Houston, Texas, area has at least six colleges that offer QuickBooks classes. Get some information about these classes, and see some quick facts for two of these schools to make an informed education decision.

Houston, Texas, Schools Offering QuickBooks Classes

Many individuals and businesses use QuickBooks software to manage earnings, expenditures and other financial data. Because this software is so commonly used, schools offer standalone QuickBooks classes through their professional development or continuing education departments, though such classes can also be part of an accounting degree or certificate program. In the Houston area, these classes are offered mainly at 2-year colleges. Two of these schools and their QuickBooks classes are profiled here. Learn about common course topics and then find helpful facts about each college in the table after this section.

  • Lee College is situated approximately 25 miles east of downtown Houston. The school offers an online bookkeeping course that introduces students to Quickbooks.
  • Houston Community College has standalone QuickBooks classes as well as related courses within its accounting degree and certificate programs. The college is found about eight miles northeast of Houston's downtown area.

Comparison of Schools

It can be beneficial to study all factors of a school offering QuickBooks courses before choosing which classes to attend. Below you can find statistics and facts reflecting each college's population, campus setting, financial aid availability and more.

Lee College Houston Community College
School Type 2-year, public 2-year, public
Total Enrollment (2014) 6,481* 58,276*
Campus Setting Small city Large city
Tuition (2014)$45 per course** $109-$119 per course***
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2013-2014)57%* 70%*
Acceptance Rate (2016)100% (open admissions policy)* 100% (open admissions policy)*
Retention Rate (2014) 69%* 56%*
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (of Students Who Began in 2011)24%* 12%*

Sources: *NCES College Navigator, ** Lee College, ***Houston Community College.

Lee College

Lee College originated in 1934 and has grown to a community college offering over 130 certificate and degree programs. Lee College offers an online course that introduces students to QuickBooks.

Bookkeeping the Easy Way with Quickbooks

The Lee College Center for Workforce and Community Development offers online career training programs to ready students for the career field of their choice. The bookkeeping course offered through program aims to assist students in mastering bookkeeping and heighten their accounting skills with the 2010 version of Quickbooks.

Houston Community College

Houston Community College (HCC) is a 2-year college that's been providing educational programs and classes since the 1970s. QuickBooks classes can be taken independently or as part of HCC's accounting certificate and degree programs.

Introduction to QuickBooks Class

This 24-hour class teaches students the basics of the QuickBooks accounting program. Houston Community College offers several versions of this class dependent on which version of QuickBooks they are interested in learning. Students may choose between learning the 2013 version of QuickBooks through to the 2016 version and even may choose to take an introductory course for the online version of QuickBooks. Students learn to generate lists and reports, create estimates, work with a general ledger account, track inventory and reconcile checking accounts. This class, which is available online, might be of use to individuals starting a business.

Intermediate QuickBooks Class

This QuickBooks class is part of HCC's accounting program. Students may choose a course depending on which version of QuickBooks they are interested in learning, ranging between the 2013 version to the most recent 2016 one. This class teaches students the advanced business features of QuickBooks, including setting up business applications, doing payroll, tracking inventory and understanding accounts payable and accounts receivable. The class gives students a mastery over the more advanced aspects of QuickBooks such as managing multiple companies' files and creating customer statements. Students are required to have either already completed the introductory course to Quickbooks or already have a familiarity with the program.

Performing Payroll in QuickBooks Class

This 24-hour class specifically targets using Quickbooks' payroll feature with the student choosing for the course in the 2013 version of the program through to the 2015 version of the Quickbooks program. Students will learn how to set up and maintain payroll information and even generate W-2, W-3, and 1099 forms.

QuickBooks for Contractors

Students can choose between learning the 2013 through to the 2015 version of the Premier Contractor Edition of QuickBooks. This program teaches students how to create such things as professional contract estimates and different ways to bill clients. This course from Houston Community College will enable students looking to be private contractors to be able to learn to set up different accounts and jobs. This course is primarily for students who are already looking to run their business more efficiently.

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