Mission College Accounting

accounting students
Income Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Open to all taxpayers.



Jeff Pallin

Administrative Specialist:
Thuy Foot

Department Chair:
Betty Christopher


A.S. Degree
Certificate of Achievement

Accounting Degree Info (pdf)
Accounting Course Info (pdf)

Individual Brochure:

Accounting Brochure

Gainful Employment Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate

Learn to Communicate

Have trouble communicating? Take one of our ESL for Business Saturday courses.


Check out an online summer accounting class!

Accounting is a popular and growing profession. Demand for Accountants, Auditors, and Tax Preparers is projected to increase in Santa Clara County.The Mission College Accounting Department invites you to study with us as we have a lot to offer:

  • Accounting Information Systems class launching Fall 2018! Students will gain experience in using SAP -the world's largest enterprise system. Look for ACC 073 for more information.
  • A diverse and dedicated group of instructors who want to help and are eager to see you succeed.
  • Large selection of courses including first-year college accounting as well as more advanced and specialized courses.
  • Online classes in Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and many other accounting courses.
  • Free tutorial support services.
  • Courses leading to a number of goals, including:
    • AS degree/certificate in Accounting,
    • Transfer to a four-year Accounting program,
    • Completion of many courses needed to take the CPA exam,
    • Career advancement for those already employed,
    • Self-employment as a bookkeeper or tax preparer.