Accounting (AAS.ACCT) 63-66 credit hours
Bookkeeping (CER.ACCT.BKKP) 38-40 credit hours
Payroll Accounting (CER.ACCT.PAYR) 26-28 credit hours

Start your career in Accounting!

Learn the fundamental and vital Accounting skills applicable within every business/non-business entity. Systematic and current records of account and business transactions, along with reports and analyses prepared from these records, are heavily relied upon during the decision making process. While the specific duties performed may vary with the size and/or place of employment, accountants are valued employees. The Accounting Program provides the opportunity to learn applicable, in-depth accounting supported by a solid background in computer applications and business administration.

The two-year Accounting Program requires progressive course work within the following areas:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Income Taxation
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Spreadsheet Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Communication

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Accounting degree provides the foundation and skills necessary to obtain a wide variety of responsible accounting positions at the paraprofessional level in the private and public sectors of accounting. Information regarding careers in Certified Public Accounting, CPA, standards and examinations may be obtained from:

Bookkeeping Certificate

The demand for well-qualified, full-charge bookkeepers is increasing. Students completing the Bookkeeping Certificate Program will be provided with precise information regarding the National Certified Bookkeeper Examination offered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. Reference:

Payroll Accounting Certificate

Payroll is one of the fastest changing career fields in the business world. Students completing the Payroll Accounting Certificate Program will be provided with information regarding further study opportunities and certification examinations. Reference:

Key Skills Gained

  • Develop high levels of accurate technical and occupational skills
  • Enhance ability to sort through a vast amount of information for relevancy
  • Approach problem solving in an organized and efficient manner

For more information, please call Jack Kant at 505-566-3301. Or send an email to