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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 33
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This major provides the knowledge and skills necessary to perform routine calculating, journalizing, posting, and verifying duties to maintain accounting records, prepare payroll reports, and individual state and federal tax returns. Both manual and computerized accounting concepts and applications are included.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead 56560

Labor Market Information

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

  • Median wage: $18.36/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Tax Preparers

  • Median wage: $18.69/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

  • Median wage: $20.61/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Human Resources Assistants

  • Median wage: $19.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Billing and Posting Clerks

  • Median wage: $17.54/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors

  • Median wage: $26.63/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529