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Accounting and Finance, A.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Aptos, CA, United States
The Accounting and Finance Program at Cabrillo College is designed to provide students with skills and knowledge required for entry-level positions in industry, government, financial institutions, and small businesses. The program encompasses classroom instruction and extensive hands-on application with both manual and computerized accounting systems.
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Overview

The Accounting program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required for entry-level positions in accounting, industry, government, financial institutions, and small businesses. 

The Accounting and Finance program at Cabrillo College encompasses classroom instruction and extensive hands-on application with both manual and computerized accounting systems. Cabrillo College offers a Skills Certificate in Bookkeeping and Financial Management, a Certificate of Achievement in Accounting, and an Associate of Science degree in Accounting.

Career Opportunities in Accounting and Finance  

Accounting and Finance graduates may be involved in recording business transactions,constructing financial statements, preparing budgets and tax returns, auditing financial records, advising businesses, and working for government and not-for-profit agencies, to name just a few opportunities. More job positions are currently available than students graduating to fill those positions, with even more employment opportunities expected to continue to grow in the foreseeable future.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Income Tax
  • Career Work Experience Education
  • Business 
  • Business Law
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Communications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    480

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A completed International Admissions application;
  • A $60.00 non-refundable application fee paid by check or money order made out to Cabrillo College;
  • Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges or universities attended;
  • English proficiency;
  • Financial verification demonstrating the availability of $19,056 to support a year of study;
  • International Affidavits of Application and Finances;
  • A copy of your passport ID page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Aptos

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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