Academic Programs


If you’re someone who loves to “do the math,” why not consider an accounting degree from Central Penn? Accountants are needed in virtually every field, in every sector, at all levels, and that need is multiplying in our local labor market. Our accomplished professors have the on-the-job experience to make you a Number 1 job candidate, and number one in your field. And with our small class sizes, you’re never feel like a number.

With an associate degree in accounting, your knack for numbers, combined with our top-notch education, can add up to a great career in either the private or public sectors, or in the nonprofit arena. Here, you’ll learn how to use accounting and financial software, dive into tax law and financial regulations, and so much more.

Most companies, government agencies and nonprofit groups require the use of personnel to operate successfully. Our program prepares you to be workforce-ready once you graduate.

Central Penn College also offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Program offered

On-ground, online, hybrid

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Accounting I & II
Intermediate Accounting I & II
Managerial Accounting
Data Management Applications
Income Tax
Nonprofit Accounting
Cost Accounting
Finance I
Associate Degree Internship
Business Law
Job Pursuit Seminar

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Careers you can pursue

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting aide
  • CPA, with added education and passage of the CPA exam
  • Tax Preparer

You will succeed if you are...

  • Detail-oriented
  • A natural problem-solver
  • Love numbers
  • Precise
  • Patient
  • A strong problem-solver
  • Analytical


90.5% of our graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation.

* Based on graduates whom we have information during a one-year period from 2021-22. It should be noted that 97.1% of graduates were employed in some capcity or continuing their education.

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