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 started successful bookkeeping and income tax businesses. You can also use this degree to kick-start your accounting degree at a four-year university.

The San Jacinto College Accounting Program*:

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

* Note: The AAS degree is not designed to transfer completely 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: $41,646 per year1

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


Central Campus
North Campus