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Accounting

If you love numbers and find solving complex puzzles intriguing, a future in accounting may be for you.

Always in demand, well-respected, and important in any industry or company, accounting professionals piece together information to construct a puzzle to show how a company is performing.

At Harford Community College, we offer two accounting degree programs and two accounting certificate programs that can help you start or advance your accounting career.

Program Overview

NO. OF CREDITS
Accounting AS: 60
Accounting AAS: 60
Accounting Certificate: 16
CPA Exam Qualification Lower-Level Certificate: 54

ACCREDITATION
Middle States Commission on Higher Education 

CONTACT
Cynthia Lewis
443.412.2058
clewis@harford.edu 
 
Admissions
443.412.2109
admissions@harford.edu

 

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your accounting studies.

WHAT KIND OF COURSES CAN I EXPECT TO TAKE?

Develop a strong background in accounting principles and applications through required courses and electives like these at Harford: 

  • ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES
    CERTIFIED BOOKKEEPER PREPARATION
    COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING
    COST ACCOUNTING
    INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING
    MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
    TAX ACCOUNTING

WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?

With a degree or certificate in accounting from Harford, you can advance your current accounting career, work toward your bachelor's degree and/or start a career working for corporations, governmental agencies, non-profit agencies and individual businesses.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • University of Maryland University College Dual Admissions Program for Accounting 

Potential Careers

  • Accounting Clerk 
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk 
  • Accounts Payable Clerk 
  • Bookkeeper 
  • Certified Public Accountant 
  • Payroll Specialist 
  • Staff Accountant 
  • Tax Accountant 

WHO TEACHES THIS PROGRAM?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.