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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Students in the program will receive basic accounting knowledge which can be used immediately in the workplace or as part of a two year Accounting or Business degree. Students will focus on fundamental accounting principles and practices, payroll accounting and computerized accounting skills.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby 56220
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite Falls 56241
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson 56143
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone 56164
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

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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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu