Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Accountants play a vital role in any management team. In today's ever changing business environment, the best decisions can only be made with accurate, meaningful financial information. This is why accounting is often called the language of business. The Accounting program prepares students for a role in management by providing technical training in key areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, income taxation, auditing, and fund accounting. Students have ample opportunity to practice their skills using the latest technology including Excel, Quickbooks, Peachtree, Access, and TaxWise.

Program Locations

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College 56308

Labor Market Information

  • Credit Analysts
  • Median wage:$32.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Financial Examiners
  • Median wage:$38.40/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Business Teachers
  • Median wage:$70,897/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Tax Preparers
  • Median wage:$18.69/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Median wage:$30.60/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Budget Analysts
  • Median wage:$29.41/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors
  • Median wage:$26.63/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
Alexandria Technical and Community College
1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Toll-Free: (888) 234-1222 Local: (320) 762-0221 Email: info@alextech.edu