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Program Description

The study of Accounting affords students the opportunity to apply real life applications. Certified Public Accountants manage the finance of business big and small, make a competitive wage salary and are always in need. During times of high unemployment, accounting jobs are always readily available.

Learning OutcomesAnalyze, record and communicate business information using generally accepted accounting procedures, computer systems and accounting software as appropriate. Initiate projects, research accounting authorities and business practices, and develop recommendations using appropriate policies, guidance, ethical standards and management directions, including using computer systems and software. Manage and complete team projects, including making team assignments and coordinating team activities (including the supervisor), consistent with sound human relations procedures. Use an understanding of business principles and organizational priorities to make decisions about work being performed. Give guidance and instructions to subordinates consistent with management priorities and ethical standards. Manage and protect basic information systems, accounting records and customer and vendor information using appropriate laws and regulations, ethical standards and management policies. Interpret and use oral instructions to complete assigned tasks; speak clearly and produce written documents that meet standards of accuracy when dealing with the organizations’ stakeholders. Use accounting and other business data to develop information and reports to assist management in planning operations, identifying potential problems and controlling business activities.

Jenjang Pendidikan

Associate Degree

Study Area

Accounting, Finance and Banking

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Welcome to Highline College! Washington state’s most diverse college and the 5th most diverse college in the entire United States! Highline College is valued as the educational crossroads where dreams are shaped, communities created and excellence achieved. With over 150 languages spoken and even more communities represented, there is a community for everyone here. We are located in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest, which is home to renowned national parks, a stunning coastline and peninsula, a rainforest, the North Cascade mountains and so much more!

Highline offers vast array of programs and majors and is a regionally accredited institution, the gold standard in assessing quality institutions in America. Highline offers 2-year degrees, high school diplomas, 4-year degrees, short term programs, certificate programs and even pre master’s prep courses. With a 17:1 student to teacher ratio, our learning environments promote engagement and critical thinking. This aids in preparing our students for successful transfer to prestigious universities around the U.S. and abroad.

Founded in 1961, Highline celebrates over 60 years of higher education and maintains it’s primary focus – its commitment to serving our incredible students. To date Highline has well over 350,000 successful graduates and counting. International students represent over 50 countries from around the world and add to the beautiful diversity at Highline.

Many opportunities exist for students at Highline and a passionate group of staff and faculty are waiting to serve them. With over 100 years of combined experience serving international students, the International Student Programs department are prepared to help you succeed. 

As a public institution of higher education serving a diverse community in a multicultural world and global economy, Highline College promotes student engagement, learning, and achievement, integrates diversity and globalism throughout the college, sustains relationships within its communities, and practices sustainability in human resources, operations, and teaching and learning.


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Highline College

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2400 S. 240th St. Des Moines, WA 98198

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