Associate of Occupational Studies in Accounting
Computerized Accounting Certificate

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Helping Students Succeed For Over 30 Years​

Build a successful career in accounting

Our school was founded 30 years ago by our Academic Director/Controller, an active CPA with over 40 years’ experience. He recognized the need for an accounting program focused on applied skills to prepare students for a successful career. Apply now and join one of the most stable job markets.

Financial Aid Available to students who qualify.

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Your career is important to us

Learn the skills to confidently enter the accounting workforce. Our program prepares you to join one of the most important and secure job fields.

Associate of Occupational Studies in Accounting

( 60 Units | 14 months*)

This career-focused degree program prepares you for your future career. Learn accounting principles and accounting software from our team of professional accounting instructors.


*14 months if enrolled in the accelerated program, 24 months otherwise.

Computerized Accounting Certificate

( 36 Units | 9 months†)

This fast-paced certificate program will get you working faster. No previous accounting experience necessary, you will learn accounting principles and accounting software from our team of professional accounting instructors.


*9 months if enrolled in the accelerated program, 15 months otherwise.

Career-focused degree programs

Get the skills and knowledge to meet the hiring standards of an entry-level accounting professional.

Job Security

Companies are always looking for Bookkeepers, Jr. Accountants, Accounting Clerks, Payroll Clerks, and other entry-level accounting professionals.

Applied Skills you will learn

Earn your Enrolled Agent Certification

What is an Enrolled Agent? 


EA’s are federally-authorized tax specialists that provide tax consultation, prepare a variety of tax returns and can also represent taxpayers before the IRS. Only an Enrolled Agent, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Tax lawyer can represent taxpayers before the IRS. 

Helping Students Succeed for over 30 years

Education • Career • Success

Your education and future career are our priority


Our faculty includes Certified Public Accountants. Their expertise and knowledge allows them to teach industry needs, making our accounting programs one of a kind.


LAPC is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and have been partners for over 18 years with the State's Employment Training Panel (ETP), and the South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SWIB).

SWIB serves eleven cities located in southwest Los Angeles County, including Hawthorne, Inglewood, Gardena, Carson, Lawndale, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Torrance and Lomita.

Affordable Education

LAPC's accounting programs are cost effective. We offer competitive tuition and financial aid is available to students that qualify.

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We will not sell or share your personal information, including your email and address, with any third party. This information is only kept on file to better serve you.

Los Angeles Pacific College makes no representation, promise, or guarantee that completion of this program assures either passage of any certification examination and LAPC does not guarantee job placement or career advancement.

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