Accounting is an essential component of every business.  Accounting provides a financial picture of a business, assisting managers in decision-making, keeping investors informed of their investment, and monitoring the business profitability.  Our program will teach students to track, analyze and communicate the financial operations of multinational corporations and small businesses.  The Accounting program at MSJC opens the door to many exciting careers in the accounting field and provides core courses transferable to universities.

Useful Links for Future Accountants

Want to become a CPA (Certified Public Accountant)?
            Visit the California State Board of Accountancy at  --

Want to become a CMA (Certified Management Accountant)?
Visit the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) at --

Want to become a
Tax Preparer in California?
            Visit the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) at --


Accounting Related Degrees & Certificates

 Business Administration Degree 
(60 units)

This is the general business degree, however if your focus is Accounting you can take all your electives in Accounting.

 Certificate in Business Administration 
(24 units)

You can obtain a general business foundation and complete all your electives in Accounting.

 Accounting & Tax Preparation Concentration
(16 units)

Taxes!  If you are interested in tax preparation, this concentration is for you.  It emphasizes accounting and tax theory.

 Accounting Applications Concentration
(9 units)

This concentration exposes students to accounting theory and to two popular accounting software programs:  QuickBooks and Peachtree.


For a complete list of the course requirements follow the link to the MSJC College Catalog.

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