The Accounting program at UH Maui College is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the accounting profession within government and private business. Students who select the Accounting program should have the interest and aptitude for computational work. Students are prepared to work as an Account Clerk or Accounting Assistant with completion of the Certificate of Achievement (30 credits), and as a Bookkeeper with completion of the Associate in Applied Science degree (60 credits). With additional education, graduates of this program may become an Accountant or Auditor.
Students planning to transfer to the UH Maui College ABIT program, the UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business, or to business programs at UH Hilo, UH West Oahu, or another college should see a counselor about the requirements for entrance to these schools. These colleges have specific entrance requirements and not all Accounting program courses fulfill these requirements or are transferable. Accounting majors are required to earn a letter grade of C or better for Accounting courses.