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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The AAS Accountant degree prepares students for successful entry into the job market upon graduation or for continuation onto their Bachelor�s degree.

A solid understanding of ethics and the ability to apply critical thinking skills to problem resolution is interwoven throughout the curriculum. Students demonstrate the mastery of their accounting skills through hands-on experiences as they complete comprehensive problems and case studies involving payroll, tax return preparation, transaction analysis, financial statement preparation and analysis, budget preparation and analysis, and business simulations using software programs that are popular in the industry. Managerial accounting, nonprofit accounting, internal control analysis, and spreadsheet skills are also essential components developed within our accounting program.

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811

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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Lake Superior College
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Road Duluth, MN 55811