About Our Accounting and Bookkeeping Programs and the Industry
The demand for qualified personnel in accounting and bookkeeping has significantly increased due to advances in technology and the increased complexity of the business environment. Our programs are designed for students seeking entry-level positions in this area or for those currently employed in accounting/bookkeeping who want to upgrade their skills and advance in their career.
WHAT TYPE OF JOB?
Typical areas for which our students qualify include entry-level positions such as junior accountants, auditing clerks, payroll clerks, tax preparers, accounts receivable/payable, general ledger and more. These positions are available in every industry in the private sector, public organizations, non-profits and government agencies.
HOW MUCH CAN I MAKE?
People employed in the fields of accounting and bookkeeping usually earn between approximately 27,000 to $204,000, or more, with an average salary of $73,000, depending on the industry in which they are employed, their experience and any advance training and/or degrees they acquire.
WHAT COURSES DO I NEED TO TAKE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE?
Refer to the college catalog to see the course requirements of a specific degree or certificate program.
Visit the CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs- Board of Accountancy website for additional information on CPA exams and licensing.