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What will I learn in this program?

This program will teach you how to use arithmetic to solve problems; read, write, and speak about business; apply accounting principles, methods, and procedures; and problem-solve, analyze, record, store, retrieve, and report financial transactions using a microcomputer.

Students who complete the AS Degree Curriculum in Accounting, a two-year course of study, are qualified for employment as junior accountants in private, public, and civil-service accounting and as junior auditors in private and civil-service accounting.  Positions to which graduates have advanced after gaining experience and undertaking further study include those of accounting supervisor, senior accountant, and senior auditor.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Bookkeepers & Auditing Clerks


Faster than Average Growth



Faster than Average Growth



Faster than Average Growt

Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

CCSF Placement

Does this program have any special costs?


How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

Accounting-Microcomputer/ Certificate

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:
Ocean Campus, Cloud 220
Daniel Johnson
(415) 452-7492

Alternate contact:
Peter Stiles, Program Coordinator
(415) 239-3246

Information may also be obtained from any full-time accounting instructor at CCSF.
Or visit the department Web page: CCSF School of Business.