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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 71
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Program Locations

  • South Central College, Mankato 56003
  • South Central College, Faribault 55021

Labor Market Information

  • Budget Analysts

  • Median wage: $30.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors

  • Median wage: $27.39/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Accountants and Auditors

  • Median wage: $31.09/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Financial Examiners

  • Median wage: $39.75/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Tax Preparers

  • Median wage: $19.81/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Credit Analysts

  • Median wage: $34.80/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Business Teachers

  • Median wage: $69,113/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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South Central College
South Central College
1920 Lee Blvd. North Mankato, MN 56003 Toll-Free: (800) 722-9359 Local: (507) 389-7220 TTY: (507) 389-7200