Why choose RRCC's Accounting program?

  • Are you ready to turn your financial savvy into a rewarding career?
  • We integrate the use of technology in all accounting courses
  • Our courses are small so you can get one-on-one time with your instructors
  • Get the flexibility you need with on-campus and online course options
  • You will begin networking and gain real-world experience through internships as part of the program
  • Curriculum for the program is guided by our Advisory Committee, made up of local business members working in the industry with extensive knowledge of what skills are needed and in demand

Transfer Options

Within the AA Degree - Business Transfer Concentration, ACC 1021 and ACC 1022 are included as transferable courses to several Colorado public four-year institutions such as Colorado State University, Metropolitan State, University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. When you transfer with this degree you can then complete a Bachelor’s in Accounting, or a combined (dual) Bachelor’s/Masters degree in Accounting. Completing the dual degree at a 4-year institution allows you to sit for the CPA exam in the state of Colorado, which greatly expands your job opportunities in all fields of accounting.

The AAS degree in Accounting will transfer to several 4-year institutions. Go HERE to learn more about your transfer options.

Accounting AAS Degree

Getting your Business Administration Degree provides you with the foundational skills you need to begin an exciting career, start your own business, advance in your current job or continue your education at select 4-year institutions. 

Accounting Degrees 

Accounting Paraprofessional AAS
Accounting Technician AAS


Accounting Certificates

The Business Administration Certificates offer a wide range of business related courses to advance in your job, to enhance skills needed in the workforce, and to excel in self-employment.

Accounting Certificates

Accounting Fundamentals Certificate
Bookkeeping Clerk Certificate
Individual Tax Preparer Certificate
Accounting Clerk Certificate
Individual Tax Paraprofessional Certificate


Job Potential

Once you get your AAS degree or certificate in Accounting, you can begin your accounting career immediately in roles such as:

  • Full charge Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Income tax Preparer
  • Billing Clerk
  • Accounts payable Clerk
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk