Ogeechee Technical College

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Meet the Faculty

Cynthia Kennedy Mills

Accounting Instructor

Office: Rm 1225
Natural Resources Building

Cynthia Mills has been a full time instructor in the Accounting program at OTC since July of 1992 and is the lead instructor in the Accounting program. She teaches certificate, diploma and degree level classes. Ms. Mills teaches program classes during the day, night and online.

Ms. Mills holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (BBA) and a Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Georgia Southern University. She has over 10 years of experience working in the field of accounting prior to coming to OTC.
Ms. Mills understands the unique characteristics of the adult learner.  She finds it important to help students meet their personal goals and to guide them on their journey toward success in the accounting field. By combining classroom lecture with hands-on laboratory time, she provides students with real-world experience with manual and computerized accounting.

MOUS Certifications: Excel (Expert), Word (Expert), and Access


  1. Provide current curriculum, instructional materials and equipment (in accordance with available funding) which teach knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to industry needs.

  2. Provide educational facilities which foster learning and provide safe, healthy environments available and accessible to all students who can benefit from the program.

  3. Provide academic instruction which supports effective learning within the program and which enhances professional performance on the job.

  4. Provide employability skills, which foster work attitudes and work habits that will enable graduates of the program to perform as good employees.

  5. Nurture the desire for learning so that graduates will pursue their own continuing education as a lifelong endeavor.

  6. Provide an educational atmosphere, which promotes a positive self-image and a sense of personal well being.

  7. Provide education that fosters development of good safety habits.

  8. Provide admission, educational, and placement services without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or handicapping condition.



Programs of Study

Accounting AAS Degree*
Accounting Diploma
Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate *
Office Accounting Specialist Certificate
Payroll Accounting Specialist Certificate

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

Preparing students for careers in the accounting profession is the purpose of the OTC Accounting program. Learning opportunities will help develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The courses emphasize a combination of accounting theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized accounting systems. After completion of the program, graduates will possess the skills necessary for entry-level positions as accounting technicians, bookkeepers, or business office managers and they may specialize in payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or inventory management. Governmental agencies, small or large businesses, health care providers and education institutions are examples of potential employers for graduates.


Program Courses

ACCT 1100 — Financial Accounting I
ACCT 1105 — Financial Accounting II
ACCT 1115 — Computerized Accounting
ACCT 1120 — Spreadsheet Applications
ACCT 1125 — Individual Tax Accounting
ACCT 1130 — Payroll Accounting
ACCT 2000 — Managerial Accounting
ACCT 2110 — Accounting Simulation
ACCT 2140 — Legal Environment of Business
ACCT 2145 — Personal Finance
ACCT 2155 — Principles of Fraud Examination