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!
About the Program
The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park—which is available on campus or online—gives students an in-depth look at all facets of the accounting world. Students learn about teamwork, communication skills and various accounting software programs. Students gain hands-on experience using computers to process financial data for reporting, planning, controlling and decision-making purposes. Graduates of the program are informed about ethical standards for accountants and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
What You’ll Learn
In both the traditional and online accounting degree, students learn basic principles such as financial, cost, payroll, taxes, auditing and digital systems from expert instructors. Graduates of the program can process financial transactions, analyze financial and business information, and perform payroll preparation. They are also skilled in carrying out tax accounting preparation for businesses and individuals and identifying internal controls to reduce risk. Students in the program practice using and learning QuickBooks™ and graduates are skilled in multiple types of accounting software.
- Payroll Accountant
- Cost Accountant
- Staff Accountant
- Individual Income Tax Preparer
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 6-8 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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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. Learn more about tuition and fees.
- $141.00 per credit (resident)
- $211.50 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Please refer to the Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
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