Although stand-alone classes in Quicken are available from the continuing education departments of some universities and from community colleges, most programs that include instruction in Quicken have a broader focus. Accounting certificate programs and training organizations may offer courses on Quicken software programs. These programs usually require having basic computer skills, such as typing, and may require purchasing additional software. Quicken classes may also be required components of computerized accounting certificate programs or programs in office administration. There are no certifications available for Quicken.
Certificate Programs With Quicken Courses
The program coursework may include business topics for home or office use. Topics associated with Quicken may include:
- Quicken installation
- Managing data
- Bank accounts
- Accounting fundamentals
- Quicken in business
- Reports and graphs
Popular Career Options
Working knowledge of Quicken or other financial management software can help individuals obtain administrative positions in a variety of office environments, such as insurance companies, doctor's office and real estate offices. Popular careers include:
- Administrative assistant
- Billing coordinator
- Personal assistant
Students with experience in Quicken may want to expand their administrative skills by seeking a certificate in administrative assisting or executive assisting. Those interested in management may eventually seek a bachelor's or master's degree in business administration.
Quicken courses are available in either a stand-alone format or as a part of a certificate program related to administrative skills.