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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Accounting students learn to analyze, interpret and record accounting data. Students will learn how to prepare financial statements, tax returns, and government forms. They will become knowledgeable in state and federal tax laws and payroll laws. Students will gain experience with a variety of computer software: word processing, spreadsheet, and accounting applications.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

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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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: admissions@dctc.edu