Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 32
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Accounting students learn to analyze, interpret and record accounting data. Students will learn how to prepare financial statements, tax returns, and government forms. They will become knowledgeable in state and federal tax laws and payroll laws. Students will gain experience with a variety of computer software: word processing, spreadsheet, and accounting applications.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

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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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu