Accounting Degrees, Certificates, and Classes

Develop the high-demand skills you need to launch or grow a career in accounting, tax, auditing, and in other financial areas.


Mission College Admissions

Accounting Department

Study SAP, CMA/CPA, and general Accounting. Prepare for certification or earn a degree.


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CPA or CMA Exam Prep

CPAs and CMAs earn 47% more than their working peers who lack the certification. Learn more about the options.

SAP Courses

SAP Software

Study SAP, the world's largest enterprise resource planning system, earn SAP certification. SAP Courses.

SAP Courses

Accounting Jobs Near Me

Skills Needed

  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Organization and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Time management.
  • Systems analysis.
  • Mathematical and deductive reasoning.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Active learning.
  • Clerical knowledge.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Career Paths

If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about career paths.

Accounting Careers

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Systems Analyst/Consultant
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst/Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer – CFO
  • Comptroller/Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Retirement/Estate Planner
  • Tax Accountant
  • Wealth Advisor