Build a successful career in accounting

Helping Students Succeed For Over 30 Years​

Program Highlights

  • Learn accounting software not offered at other schools
  • Courses recognized by the California Board of Accountancy
  • Become an Enrolled Agent and Intuit QuickBooks ProAdvisor
  • Accounting faculty are working professionals

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Education • Career • Success

Your education and future career are our priority

Student Benefits

Build a Solid Network
A degree is only as good as the network it builds. An education is about making connections.
A Career Mindset from the Start
Work with equality motivated people.
Instructors with Real World Experience
Learn from experts who know what it takes to succeed in a creative career.

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

( 63 Units | 14 months*)

Earn your associates degree in accounting to elevate your career. Learn in-depth accounting principles and a multitude of accounting software from our team of professional accounting instructors. Courses taken apply to the CPA preparation exam. 


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

Computerized Accounting Certificate

( 38 Units | 9 months*)

This fast-paced certificate program covers the accounting essentials. No previous accounting experience necessary. You will learn accounting principles and gain valuable technical skills to be prepared for your career. 


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

Career Opportunities

  • Junior Accountant
  • Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Manager
  • Full-Charge Bookkeeper
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Payroll Manager

2022 Median Pay for a Junior Accountant in Los Angeles : $42,000 – $50,000*

* Based on graduate salary history

Financial Aid & LAPC Scholarship*

Financial Aid Programs Include:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Federal Direct Subsidized Loan
  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan
  • Parent Plus Federal Loan


We will guide you through the process of applying for financial aid. 


* Available to those who qualify

Unique Course Offering

• Microsoft Dynamics GP (accounting software) 

• Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (accounting software)

• Lacerte by Intuit Company (tax software)

LAPC is one of the few schools in Southern California to offer these courses.


Job Security

Companies are always looking for Full-Charge Bookkeepers, Junior Accountants, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Managers, Payroll Managers, Inventory Control Managers, and other various important accounting positions

Career-focused Education

Classes are taught by professionals so you get the skills and knowledge to meet the hiring standards of accounting professionals.

Career Assistance

We use the Simplicity Software Service to connect you with potential employers. This is the same tool used by 70% of the top universities, including Cal Tech, USC and Yale.

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. 


EA prep textbooks are integrated into the classes, so that you can also take this license exam during or after you finish the degree program. 

Our program will make you more competitive for your next job.

Sign up for our program and receive the training you need to excel in your next career.

We do 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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