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Accounting Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│66 Credits│Online, Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend│Eligible for Financial Aid

Turn your passion for numbers and details into a rewarding career. Get started in the Accounting associate degree program at Moraine Park Technical College and snag the job of your dreams in as little as two years!

National Rankings – Online Accounting Program

The Accounting associate degree program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the accounting field. You’ll learn to analyze and interpret financial data, use accounting software, and create financial reports. You’ll also learn how to work with individuals and businesses to manage their finances and taxes. Plus, you’ll gain an understanding of relevant legal and ethical guidelines. You’ll be familiar with the following aspects of accounting:

  • Auditing
  • Financial and cost principles
  • Analyzing financial and business information
  • Processing financial data for reporting and planning purposes
  • Risk management and decision-making
  • Perform payroll preparation
  • Tax accounting
  • Digital systems like QuickBooks™ and other software

With various online and on-campus classes, you can earn your associate degree on your own schedule. Get ready to take the next step in your career and explore the Accounting associate degree program today!

Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following professions:

  • Accountant
  • Payroll Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Individual Income Tax Preparer

Median Salary for Recent Graduates: $54,177

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Course Requirements

Course requirements are subject to change. Visit our catalog for up-to-date information.

Course Highlights

  • Data Management, Analysis and Reporting
  • QuickBooks
  • Integrated Accounting Applications
  • More

Estimated Costs

Estimated costs below are based on the 2023-2024 school year. These fees look at the cost to complete all classes. Costs, textbooks and supplies subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance.


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*Based on new books, rental, electronic, and used options may be available.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.

Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.

While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.

Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead. View and begin standard admissions steps.

If you have any questions or need help with the process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of our recruiters or contact us at admissions@morainepark.edu OR 920-924-3200, TTY/VP:Use Relay VRS.

Accounting Student Voices

"I completed my whole degree online and the instructors were amazing. They were always there if you had a question or needed further information on particular topics." - Rachel Horsch

High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.

Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.

Transferring here is easy! You can transfer in prior college work by submitting official college transcripts or get a free transcript review.

Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.

Our recruiters on any of the three campuses are ready to help you plan your future!