Accounting has a broad focus that emphasizes the skills required for a successful career in accounting or bookkeeping. Students take a variety of courses in subjects such as; business ethics, management fundamentals, principles of accounting, managerial accounting, personal finance, business law, computer accounting applications, economics, spreadsheets, business communications, marketing, income tax preparation, and human resource management, among others.

Kathy Hewitt
Accounting Program Lead
7390 South 6th Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
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The Accounting and Finance Department prepares students for successful careers in private, public, and governmental financial sectors, as well as successful transfer to advanced degrees in accounting and finance.  

The Department strives to involve students in national organizations and achieve national certifications, and seeks to ingrain professionalism, ethics, and analytic skills in students that are vital to highly successful careers and quality of life.  
Career Opportunities
Tax Preparer
Payroll Clerk
Accounting Manager
Internal Auditor
Government Accountant

Degree Options

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Accounting: Graduates are prepared to enter the business world in a variety of private and public accounting occupations, available upon completion of the two-year program of study.

Accounting Certificate: An introduction into accounting, giving students a core understanding of accounting principles, payroll processing, computerized accounting application, spreadsheets, and ten-key by touch.

Income Tax Preparation Certificate: Gives students the basic knowledge needed to succeed in any apprenticeship-level job preparing taxes. Also provides the 80-hour basic tax course required to sit for the State Tax Preparer Exam.