Our Accounting program will enable students to gain the educational foundation and skills required for financial decision-making, as well as open the door to countless career options. Our program allows focused students to gain a grasp of accounting fundamentals, business ethics, a global perspective, and the ability to examine business issues from the viewpoint of multiple disciplines.
Our program emphasizes accounting, financial management, analytical skills, problem solving, and analysis in a technological world. The Accounting program offers two concentrations to help you focus on your interests and enhance your skills: Management Accounting, for students who want to work in accounting and finance departments within companies and not-for-profits; and Public Accounting, for students wishing to become Certified Public Accountants (CPA). The Humphreys Public Accounting concentration is unique as it offers all CPA licensure education requirements at the undergraduate level.
Mr. Wolins is the Chair of our Business department. He has taught at Humphreys since 1996 and has been chair of the Business department since 2004. Mr. Wolins earned his Master of Business Administration from DePaul University and his Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in California and Illinois.
Mrs. Bennett is our Professor of Business, Accounting, and Mathematics. She has taught at Humphreys since 2002. She earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus.
Ms. Walton is our Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts. She has taught at Humphreys since 2005. She earned her Master of Business Administration and her Master of Arts in English from National University.
Mrs. Rahmoller is Assistant Professor in the Business department. She has been teaching at Humphreys since 1985. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco and her Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Post-secondary and Adult Education from Capella University.
What You’ll Learn
- Accounting principles to evaluate & report organizational performance
- Audit processes to comply with organizational & regulatory objectives
- Tax reporting requirements
- Forms and structures of organizations
What You’ll Take
Personal Financial Management
For listing of program requirements, see Catalog.
What You’ll Earn
Bachelor of Science
Associate in Arts
Your Future in Accounting
Our programs are designed with your goals in mind. Our Accounting graduates use their breadth of knowledge in ethics and business issues to pursue countless occupations. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of for the accounting field is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.
Consider any of these careers in Accounting:
- Tax examiner
- Tax planning and preparations professional
- Financial manager
- Internal auditor or controller
- Financial planner
Accreditation is important; Humphreys University is accredited by Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College & University Commission.
As a non-profit institution, we emphasize community, academics, and affordability, all while giving you the resources you need to succeed.
Courses are conveniently offered evenings on our campuses and online to accommodate working students.
Applications for enrollment are accepted all year. Apply soon to begin during one of our upcoming quarters.
Get the aid you need for the degree you want. We offer grants (including Cal Grants), loans, scholarships, and work-study funds for qualifying students.