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Business Administration

Accounting

About Our Accounting and Bookkeeping Programs
and the Industry

The demand for qualified personnel in accounting and bookkeeping has significantly increased due to advances in technology and the increased complexity of the business environment. Our programs are designed for students seeking entry-level positions in this area or for those currently employed in accounting/bookkeeping who want to upgrade their skills. 

WHAT TYPE OF JOB?

Typical areas for which our students qualify include payroll, accounts receivable/payable, general ledger and more. These positions are available in every industry in the private sector, public organizations, non-profits and government agencies.

HOW MUCH CAN I MAKE?

People employed in the fields of accounting and bookkeeping usually earn between approximately $23,000 to $80,000 or more, depending on the industry in which they are employed, their experience and any advance training and/or degrees they acquire.

WHAT COURSES DO I NEED TO TAKE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE?

Refer to the college catalog to see the course requirements of a specific degree or certificate program.

Visit the CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs- Board of Accountancy website for additional information on CPA exams and licensing.

 Contact Us

Mr. R. Britt Hastey
Department Chair
AD 304
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549
hasteyrb@lacitycollege.edu

Ms. Katherine Morales
Department Secretary
AD 304
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2549
moraleko@lacitycollege.edu

 Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 1pm - 4pm, 5:30pm - 7pm

 

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911