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Accounting Program

Accounting: In-Demand

Every organization, public or private, needs professionals with accounting knowledge and computer skills. Learn to understand and organize financial data for careers in accounting.

Career options include accounting clerk, accounting assistant, bookkeeper, and accountant. Learn accounting fundamentals, managerial and payroll accounting, and income tax preparation.

Why Choose a Career in Accounting?

Exceptional: the best word to describe the career potential for today's accounting students. Management decisions require the increasing use of accounting information, creating a real demand for employees trained to understand and organize financial data.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accounting will be one of the hottest job fields through 2014. Other hot job fields include health care, education and computer technology.

Edmonds Community College is well known throughout the region for its strong accounting programs. Our programs incorporate courses to teach you computer application, communication, problem-solving skills and accounting expertise.

Start Your Bachelor's Degree Here

Take the first two years of your bachelor's degree at Edmonds Community College and then transfer to a university for your junior and senior years. With a four-year degree, you can find career opportunities in public or private accounting, management, consulting, tax preparation, manufacturing, government or non-profit organizations.

  • Associate in Arts Degree also available completely online

Jump-Start Your Career with a Professional-Technical Program

Choose from a variety of classes and certificate and degree programs to prepare for jobs ranging from office managers to accounting assistants, from payroll accountants to receivable or payable clerks to bookkeepers.