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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Using a hands-on learning approach, this program teaches the skills and procedures used in measuring, recording, analyzing and communicating financial information. Various aspects of the accounting profession are covered including income taxes, payroll accounting, cost accounting, business law and business communications. This program prepares students to take the ACAT test to become an Accredited Business Advisor (ABA). The accounting program provides the foundation for a wide variety of professional business opportunities.

A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Program Locations

  • Pine Technical and Community College 55063

Labor Market Information

  • Tax Examiners and Collectors

  • Median wage: $27.39/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

  • Median wage: $18.60/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Billing and Posting Clerks

  • Median wage: $17.86/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

  • Median wage: $21.07/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Tax Preparers

  • Median wage: $19.81/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Human Resources Assistants

  • Median wage: $18.87/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Pine Technical and Community College
Pine Technical and Community College
900 Fourth St. S.E. Pine City, MN 55063 Toll-Free: (800) 521-7463 Local: (320) 629-5100 TTY: (320) 629-1030 Email: information@pine.edu