If you are interested in starting a program before the date listed, please contact Mark Barton at

Accountants and bookkeepers are constantly in high demand in all industries, from manufacturing to retail to government to hospitals to service industries. They maintain financials records for organizations and prepare financial statements to help management in decision-making. Both the Certificate of Completion in Accounting and the Associate of Applied Science in Accounting are geared for students who wish to pursue an entry-level accounting position in a small or medium-sized company. The programs provide training in financial and managerial accounting as well as payroll, computerized, and tax accounting.

Program Codes

3149 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Accounting

5157 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Bookkeeping

5665 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Accounting Fall 2020

5958 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Enrolled Agent Fall 2020

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Program Contacts

Mark Barton
Program Director 
Office: BUS 130
Phone: 480.425.6913

Sue Sandblom
Department Chair
Office: BUS 126
Phone: 480.425.6792

Brenda Lawson
Division Secretary
Office: BUS 121
Phone: 480.423.6253

Program Notes: Set up an advising meeting by emailing

Learning Opportunities
  • Business or accounting internships
  • DECA (student business association with professional development opportunities)
  • Service learning and volunteerism