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Program / Accounting Technician

Is taught in: CECyT 12 | CECyT 13 | CECyT 14 | CECyT 5


To be the best career of Accounting Technician at the Middle Highschool with Technical Studies, based on the philosophy of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional that is recognized for the high level of its students, as well as for the good job performance of its graduates in the accounting and administrative area. In general, due to its knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values of quality and by technological advances and social, economic, and labor changes demanded by society.

Candidate's Profile


  • Classes are given in Spanish
  • Basic knowledge in mathematics.
  • Handling of calculation instruments.
  • Knowledge of computers.


  • Analytical skills.
  • Formal reasoning that facilitates the resolution of logical and everyday problems.
  • Willingness to work in a team.


  • Interest in accounting and accounting information systems.
  • Honesty
  • Responsibility

Graduate's profile

Generic Competences

  • Knows and values him/herself and approaches problems and challenges taking into account the objectives he/she is pursuing.
  • Develops innovations and propose solutions to problems based on established methods.
  • Learns by initiative and self-interest throughout life.
  • Participates and collaborates effectively in diverse teams.

Disciplinary Competences

  • Constructs and interprets mathematical models through the application of arithmetic, algebraic, geometric, and variational procedures for the understanding and analysis of real, hypothetical, or formal situations.
  • Formulates and solves mathematical problems by applying different approaches.
  • Explain and interpret the results obtained through mathematical procedures and contrast them with established models or real situations.
  • Analyzes the relationships between two or more variables of a social or natural process to determine or estimate their behavior.
  • Quantifies, represents, and contrasts experimentally or mathematically the magnitudes of space and the physical properties of surrounding objects.

Professional Competences

  • Calculates the payment of taxes for individuals and corporations based on current tax regulations.
  • Determines the amount of labor-employer contributions through the application of social security regulations for workers.
  • Prepares a payroll based on the social security and tax regulations in force.
  • Applies the regulatory framework that governs the accounting profession and the development of an organization's information systems.
  • Manages the different administrative accounting and legal documents derived from and/or supporting the economic-administrative operations of an organization.
  • Reviews financial statements based on Financial Reporting Standards to support audits.

Academic Requirements

To enroll in the Middle Highschool with Technical Studies of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), the applicant must comply with the requirements established by the assignment contest of the Comisión Metropolitana de Instituciones Públicas de Educación Media Superior (COMIPEMS). Once the results are published, the student must complete the enrollment process as mentioned in the call for applications.

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Curriculum Map

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Plan 2008

Plan 2021