There are a significant number of opportunities for the accounting graduate in the Chicago, suburban and local areas.

JJC students interested in accounting may pursue a career-path 2-year Associate in Applied Science Degree or complete coursework to prepare them for successful transfer to a 4-year university.

What Will I Learn?

Accounting, A.A.S

The Accounting program prepares students to enter employment in introductory levels of accounting. Education is provided in financial and managerial accounting through the intermediate levels. Tax accounting is also included in the accounting education. Business and general education is included in addition to the accounting education.

Accounting, Certificate of Achievement

Increase your accounting knowledge by receiving a certificate.
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CMA Preparation

Take courses to prepare for the CPA or CMA exam. This advanced certificate provides the recommended accounting and business coursework for students who hold at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution to sit for the Certified Management Accountant examination. 
   Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Information about the length of each program, its estimated cost, and a way to obtain further information about the kinds of jobs available for those who complete this program and participate in the student financial assistance programs. Whether you are a current student or a prospective student, we hope that this information is helpful in making informed choices about your career and education.

Thinking of Transferring to a Four Year University?

If you are considering transferring to a four year university to earn a bachelor's degree, view our Business Transfer Degree page for more information.

Degree Requirements

What Are My Career Opportunities?

Private firms (accounting/ C.P.A. firms, banks, insurance companies, retail and other general business entities) and public/government agencies provide excellent job opportunities for accounting graduates in the fields of: