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The business world is filled with opportunities, and every business needs a qualified and competent office accountant.

If you have an eye for detail and like working with numbers, a career in Accounting could be a great choice for you!

With training from Central Coast College, you can get the training you need for a successful accounting career in as few as 48 weeks!

At Central Coast College, our Computer Specialist: Accounting program is designed to prepare students to work in both large and small businesses in many industries including agriculture and tourism, as well as non-profit and governmental organizations.

This 48-week program provides students with intensive training emphasizing application of accounting principles, application of workplace computer skills, office procedures and equipment, keyboarding and ten-key skill building, and critical written and oral communication skills. Students also receive real-world on-the-job experience through an Externship.

In the Computer Specialist: Accounting program, you’ll learn:

  • Accounting Principles (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll)
  • Manual and Computerized Accounting Environments
  • Accounting Theories with Hands-on Practice
  • Workplace Computer Skills in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel
  • Computerized Spreadsheets
  • Word Processing
  • Payroll
  • Written and Oral Communication Skills

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Graduates receive a Certificate of Completion and are prepared for careers in positions that may include:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable/ Accounts Payable


Give us a call today at (831) 424-6767 to ask questions. Walk-ins are always welcome. Stop by for a campus tour and to find out more about your new career.