Accountants primarily do work that involves preparing and reviewing financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.
Want to earn your bachelor's degree in accounting? You must pursue an Associate of Arts degree at JJC. Please visit our Business Transfer Program page or contact a business faculty advisor to learn more.
What is My Goal?
The Accounting Program can provide students will different pathways based on their goals. Select below which one you have in mind:
- After JJC, transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree
- Earn a two-year AAS degree to quickly enter the workforce
- Increase my accounting knowledge and earn a certificate
- Take courses to prepare for the CPA or CMA exam
What Will I Learn?
The Accounting program prepares students to enter introductory level accounting careers. Education is provided in financial and managerial accounting through the intermediate levels. Tax accounting is also included, and Business and general education is included as well.
What Degree or Certificate Will I Receive?
- Accounting, AAS (non-transfer)
If you intend to transfer after JJC to earn your bachelor's degree, you must pursue our Associate of Arts degree through our Business Transfer Program.
What Are My Career Opportunities?
Private firms (accounting/ C.P.A. firms, banks, insurance companies, retail and other general business entities) and public/government agencies provide excellent job opportunities for accounting graduates in the fields of: