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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 69
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This major provides the knowledge and skills necessary to examine, analyze, interpret, and correct accounting data for the purpose of preparing financial statements, budgets, forecast accounting reports, payroll reports, and individual state and federal income tax returns. Computerized accounting concepts are included in this area of study.

Program Locations

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

Labor Market Information

  • 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
  • Accountants and Auditors

  • Median wage: $30.60/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
  • Tax Preparers

  • Median wage: $18.69/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Credit Analysts

  • Median wage: $32.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • College Business Teachers

  • Median wage: $70,897/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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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