Business / Accounting

Welcome to the College of Alameda Business and Accounting Department

There are three options in business: Accounting, Business Administration and Office Administration for the Logistic Industry.  On the horizon is our Urban Entrepreneur and Innovation Center and Degree program.

 Available Degrees:

  •  AA Accounting

Employers’ demand is consistently strong for entry level jobs such as: Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, Payroll, Credit & collections, and bookkeepers.   Research supports the demand for Accountants, Certified Public Accountants and Certified Management Accountants.

  • AS-T Business Administration

Enroll in our 60-unit pathway program that guarantees your transfer to any four year State university.

 Available Certificates of Achievement:

  •  Accounting

Available Certificates of Proficiency:

  •  Small Business Administration
  • Office Administration for the Logistics Industry



Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and social environment of business, in particular civil and criminal law, consumer protection, and personal property rights.
    • Analyze, organize, and compose various types of written and oral business communications.
    • Develop critical thinking skills required for transfer in business administration, accounting, economics, and other related fields.
    • Understand group dynamics and work effectively in team activities within and outside the classroom.
    • Analyze and solve business problems using technology. 


      Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) may be assessed using:

    • Surveys
    • Questionnaires
    • Review of collected data
    • Other methods



Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided in the link(s) below describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year (as of July 1). Full-time status is defined as a student that enrolls in 12 units for both the fall and the spring semesters of a given academic year.