Accounting Technology


About the Program

The Accounting Technology Program is a two-year technical program designed to prepare potential students for entry-level accounting positions in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and inventory as well as enhance the skills of persons currently employed in accounting who wish to advance.

Upon successful completion, students should be prepared for accounting positions in business and industry, governmental agencies, and public accounting firms.

An Associate of Applied Science degree can be obtained after successful completion of two years.


Admission Requirements

Priority given to applicants with ACT composite of 16 or equivalent ACCUPLACER score.


Job Opportunities

Tax Preparers; Bookkeeping, Accounting Assistant, and auditing clerks; Payroll and timekeeping Clerks; Brokerage Clerks; Statistical Assistants; Accounts Receivable/Payable, Junior/Payroll Accountant.




Leigh Anne Gibson

Advisor – Accounting Technology

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666