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At Humphreys University, we educate motivated and determined students who desire a practical academic program. Our Accounting program is designed specifically for busy adults – that’s why we offer our courses online, evenings, and in hybrid formats.

Our Accounting professors are experts in their fields – tax accountants, finance managers, and other specialists. Our professors understand what real-world experience to incorporate into classroom lectures, assignments, and case studies. Because we keep our classes small – five to twenty students – you get the guidance and support you need to succeed.

The pace of our quarter system makes it easier to juggle the demands of life with each quarter lasting only 11 weeks. All the courses are clearly organized so you know what you need to do each week.

You can start the Accounting program at the start of any of our four terms. Our quarters begin early October, January, April, and July. The application process is easy and counselors are available walk you through the financial aid process.

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.

Students in our
Program will

• Use accounting principles to evaluate and report organizational performance

• Know how to audit processes that have been established to comply with organizational and regulatory objectives

• Develop an understanding of tax reporting requirements

• Understand the forms and structures of organizations

• Enable students to gain the educational foundation and skills required for financial decision-making

• Gain a grasp of accounting fundamentals, business ethics, and a global perspective

• Have the ability to examine business issues from the viewpoint of multiple disciplines

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Management Accounting Concentration
(181 Units)

Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Public Accounting Concentration
(225 Units)

Associate in Arts in Accounting
(96 Units)


To learn more about degree requirements and courses offered in the Business department, see pages 52-68 in our current Academic Catalog

Meet Our Faculty


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.


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.


Mr. Carlisle received a Master of Science in Applied Economics and Finance from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received a BA, with Honors, in Economics from UCSC and an AA from Santa Monica College. Mr. Carlisle teaches both traditional classes and online classes, since 2008. He has taught classes not only at Humphreys but also at Modesto Junior College, Cabrillo College, Monterey Peninsula College, Gavilan College, Saddleback College, and Santa Rosa Junior College.


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.


Naseem Rehman received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from CSU Sacramento. He has certification in Certified Public Accounting. He has been the Director of Administrative Services and Treasurer for San Joaquin County Sheriff Office for the past 11 years. He has also owned an accounting firm for five years. He has been an adjunct professor with Humphreys University for 14 years.

Why Choose Humphreys University?

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 on our Stockton and Modesto campuses— evenings and online.

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.

Support services are provided to all students. Including computer facilities, tutoring and library services, and career counseling.

Your Future in

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:

• Auditor 

• Tax Examiner

• Tax Planning and Preparations Professional

• Financial Manager

• Internal Auditor or Controller

• Financial Planner