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					                                                                                                Application Checklist

                                                                                        Accounting Assistant
                                                                       Technical Diploma, Program Code: 31-101-1

Thank you for your interest in Northcentral Technical College and the Accounting Assistant program! Please
utilize the following admission guidelines when applying.

How to Apply
All applicants must submit the following items. Drop off at any NTC Campus or mail to: NTC Admissions
Office ~ 1000 West Campus Drive ~ Wausau, WI 54401. There is no deadline to submit; however, many
programs at NTC fill quickly. Applications will be processed by date received.

                            Requirement                                           How to Complete

1. ___     Completed Application for Admission                 A paper application can be requested by emailing
           with $30 non-refundable application fee    or calling 715.675.3331, Ext. 5860.
           in the form of a check or money order               Online applications are available at
           payable to Northcentral Technical

2. ___     OPTIONAL: High school transcripts are not           To obtain, contact your high school (or GED/HSED test
           required for acceptance to this program, but        site) and ask to have transcripts mailed directly to the NTC
           may be used to show proof of prerequisites.         Admissions Office.
           High school transcripts may also contain ACT
           or Accuplacer scores taken while still in high
           school (may meet testing requirements if
           taken within the last 5 years).

3. ___     If applicable, include a copy of college            To obtain, contact previous colleges attended and ask to
           transcripts.                                        have transcripts mailed directly to the NTC Admissions

4. ___     Provide proof of one of the following:              If you completed a degree it will appear on your college
               □ Associate or bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                         -- OR --
               □ A copy of ACT or Accuplacer test
                 scores                                        If you previously tested, include a copy of the scores with
                                                               your packet. Note only ACT or Accuplacer test scores from
                 Subject       Accuplacer         ACT          within the past five years are acceptable.
                  Area          Required        Required
             Arithmetic            47              18          If you have not yet tested, NTC’s Wausau campus offers
                                                               walk-in testing on a first-come, first-served basis Monday,
             Reading               74              18          Tuesday and Thursday (testers may begin between 8:30
             Sentence Skills       79              18          am and 1:00 pm) and Wednesday (between 1:00 pm and
             Windows              70%                          5:00 pm). For information regarding testing fees and
                                                               regional facilities, visit

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Accounting Assistant                                                                                               2010-2011
5. ___      If applicable, I have completed Remediation       If you score below requirements on any portion of the ACT
            with the Learning Center.                         or Accuplacer, you will need to complete Remediation with
                                                              NTC’s Learning Center or a similar service at another
                                                              college. Questions regarding Remediation and how to
                                                              complete can be directed to or
                                                              715.675.3331, Ext. 5860.

Additional Program Requirements
*If you have an outstanding balance at NTC you are required to pay it in full prior to submitting an application. All
application materials will be returned to you if the outstanding balance is not paid in full at the time of application.

Students entering the major courses of the Accounting Assistant program are required to have basic keyboarding
skills. Students not having these skills may take a keyboarding class (10-106-178 Computer Keyboarding, 1
credit) prior to admittance.

Students not meeting minimum Windows Proficiency Test entry requirements will be allowed one retest. If upon
second attempt requirements have not been met, students will be required to complete an appropriate class:

    •     10-103-046 Windows 7 ( 1 credit) or 10-103-045 Windows Vista (1 credit)

Admission and Notification Priority
Applicants who meet the admission requirements will be admitted in order of completed application dates. If the
program is full, students will be provided with other options for getting started at NTC. Applicants are admitted in
both the spring and fall semesters.

Accepted students will be given the option to defer their start date two consecutive times. Should a candidate
accept an admittance date and then withdraw less than one month before the semester begins, the candidate will
need to reapply.

Scheduling Classes
Concerns about schedules and registering for classes should be directed to an Advising Specialist.

Financial Aid
Financial aid is available for eligible students who are accepted into a program.

Transfer Credit and Advanced Standing
The Records Office will evaluate transfer credits after program acceptance is achieved.

Contact Information
Toll Free (all campuses): 1.888.NTC.7144

        Wausau:        715.675.3331             Phillips:       715.339.4555
        Antigo:        715.623.7601             Spencer:        715.659.5120
        Medford:       715.748.3603             Wittenberg:     715.253.3500

Accounting Assistant                                                                                            2010-2011

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