Does a career as a financial detective sound interesting to you? Do you have a knack for numbers? As an accountant or controller, you’re not just a number cruncher; you are a specialist in an area needed by almost everyone, from individuals to large corporations.

San Juan College can help you get right to work or upgrade your current skills. In just two years, an A.A.S degree in Accounting will prepare you for a job at the paraprofessional level. You will gain not only the technical skills you need but will develop good communication and problem-solving skills – skills that are valued in any job. Topics covered include financial accounting, managerial accounting, income tax, intermediate accounting, cost accounting, payroll and computerized accounting.

San Juan College also has three certificate programs that can put you in the job market even faster: The Bookkeeping  and the Enrolled Agent can be earned in three semesters while a Certificate in Payroll can be earned in as little as one year. Each certificates are fully transferable to the A.A.S program.

NOTE: While several of the courses do transfer, this particular program has not been designed for transfer.

Gainful Employment Information

Wages and information are based on national data and may vary based on your training, experience, and the market for the career in your area.

Quick Facts

  • Students are taught problem solving and communication skills.
  • San Juan College's Bookkeeping Certificate can be earned in three semesters.
  • A Certificate in Payroll can be earned in as little as one year.

Countdown to Register for Fall Classes starting August 26th