Students of accounting need good math skills, but, perhaps more importantly, they need to grasp the fundamentals of business, budgeting, taxes, and software. The LCCC Accounting program will expose you to all of these areas and includes an Experiential Learning component to enhance your education by developing real-world skills needed by employers.

The program offers short-term certificates that can be earned in one semester as well as an Associate Degree. Of course, you may choose to further your education beyond LCCC through our University Partnership or transfer programs.

Career Opportunities

By preparing financial information, today’s accountant is a strategic partner in all businesses from small start-ups to large global corporations, as well as the private sector and government. Forensic accounting and investigative professionals are also in demand. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant will allow you to audit financial information as well as offer many opportunities for advancement. 

Click on the certificate and degree options listed below to explore career opportunities at each step along this pathway.

Accounting Programs at LCCC

Short-Term Certificates

Bookkeeper I

Bookkeeper II

Payroll Clerk

Associate Degrees:

Associate of Applied Business – Accounting

University Partnership Programs

Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting – On LCCC’s Campus

Our Accounting Program courses are designed to transfer seamlessly to this University Partnership program:

  Bachelor of Arts Major in Accounting and Financial Management from Hiram College

Transfer to another college or university

LCCC is a great place to start. You can complete the first years of your education at LCCC at our lower tuition rate and then transfer your credits to another college or university to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

  Learn more about how to transfer LCCC credits to another college or university

Getting started while you’re still in high school

You don’t have to wait to graduate from high school to start earning college credit.

The College Credit Plus program offers you an opportunity to earn college credit as early as seventh grade. Courses are frequently offered on-site at local high schools. Students may also have the option of taking LCCC classes online or on our campus. Classes taken through CCP count for both high school and college credit and are FREE for most students. 

The MyUniversity program, a unique partnership between LCCC and area high schools, provides a pathway for high school students to the full college experience – starting in high school!

   Learn more about earning college credit in high school.