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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Accounting students are trained to analyze, interpret and record financial information regarding the operations and financial condition of businesses and organizations. Working with spreadsheet and accounting software, they acquire the skills necessary to prepare financial statements, tax returns, and government forms. Students also learn federal and state tax and payroll laws. Accountants need to be life-long learners with the ability to work with all aspects of business.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Credit Analysts

  • Median wage: $32.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Financial Examiners

  • Median wage: $38.40/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Business Teachers

  • Median wage: $70,897/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Tax Preparers

  • Median wage: $18.69/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Accountants and Auditors

  • Median wage: $30.60/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Budget Analysts

  • Median wage: $29.41/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Tax Examiners and Collectors

  • Median wage: $26.63/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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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