Program Information

Accounting has become one of the most prominent themes in business. Changing regulations, compliance initiatives and increasing corporate complexity have brought accounting professionals to the forefront of business and government. Our graduates have gone on to start successful bookkeeping and income tax businesses. You can also use this degree to kick-start your interest in pursuing accounting at a four-year university.

The San Jacinto College Accounting Program:

  • Prepares students to work in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and banking in any number of companies and organizations
  • Opens students to careers in non-business fields such as government officials and the legal profession

*Please note, however, that the AAS degree is not designed to completely transfer to a four-year university. For more information, students may consult an educational planner/counselor or Department Chair.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of this degree, students should be able to find entry-level employment in:

  • Accounts Payable,
  • Accounts Receivable,
  • Payroll,
  • Banking,
  • Bookkeeping, and
  • Income Tax Accounting.

Earning Potential

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk median salary: $40,746 per year1

For more information, contact Central campus at 281-476-1841; North campus at 281-998-6150, x7306.


Central Campus
North Campus