• Paraprofessional Accountant

    Associate in Applied Science Degree , Certification Program

    Available at: East Campus
    Del Mar College uses the Texas Common Application.
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    Program Overview

    The Accounting Program is recognized for the professional expertise of the faculty and provides the most current software and technology available. The goals for the program are:

    • Prepare individuals for entry-level positions in accounting by providing students with basic accounting skills
    • Update and expand skills of those already working in the accounting/bookkeeping field
    • Offer courses that will appeal to members of the community as personal enrichment

    The objective of the Paraprofessional Accountant curriculum is to prepare a person for an entry-level position in an accounting office or department.  Students have the option of a Certificate or Associate in Applied Science Degree.  Students also have the opportunity to work with Junior Achievement and the Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

    Area universities offer Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degrees and work with students to continue their education.  Students seeking to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) should follow the Business Administration transfer degree plan. 

    The Accounting Program has received a rating of “exemplary” by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.