Discover what you can learn and where an accounting concentration can take you.

College of Business Administration is fully accredited by AACSB International The accounting concentration provides students with the necessary foundation for a range of interesting and rewarding careers in public accounting, private industry, government, consulting, tax accounting and elsewhere. Students are not limited to a particular specialization as they start a life-long learning path as professional accountants. Students are encouraged to prepare for certification examinations such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Stockton Center Accounting Concentration

Mission Statement from the Accounting Program

Students in a classroom


  • Working with people
  • Teamwork and contributing to a common goal
  • Working with numbers
  • Working independently

icon Learn

  • Business communications
  • Technical accounting procedures
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Problem solving
  • Ethical decision-making


  • Auditors
  • Tax consultants
  • Cost, managerial or tax accountants
  • Staff accountants
  • Budget analysts

iconCareer Opportunities

  • Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, Inc.
  • G3 Enterprises
  • E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Atherton & Associates
  • Foster Farms
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Stanislaus County
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Moss Adams LLP

icon Degrees and Programs

  • ​Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations available in:
    - Accounting
    - Computer Information Systems
    - Finance
    - General Business
    - Management
       • Human Resources Track
       • International Business Track
       • Strategy/Entrepreneurship Track
    - Operations Management
    - Marketing
  • Minor in Business Administration

Accounting Student

"Majoring in accounting has been a remarkable journey that has provided me with a comprehensive outlook about the financial matters of business institutions and the confidence to serve them with zeal and integrity."

Shanil Chandra
Accounting Student