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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • 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 financial statements, budgets, forecast accounting reports, payroll reports, and state and federal income tax returns. Computerized accounting concepts are included in this area of study.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

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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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691