Program Number: 31-101-1
School Year: 2013-2014
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
The Accounting Assistant program prepares students to perform entry-level bookkeeping and accounting work. Graduates may work in a small business and be responsible for all aspects of bookkeeping or work in a larger firm and specialize in a certain area under the supervision of an accountant. The program combines hands-on computer training with accounting concepts and procedures. It serves as a solid foundation for further study in the accounting field. Courses are directly transferrable into Moraine Park’s Accounting associate of applied science degree.
Statewide Salary Range for Recent Graduates
- $122.20 per credit (resident)
- $183.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Process financial information according to the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Maintain computerized accounting program.
- Prepare payroll and payroll tax reports.
- Account Clerk
- Accounts Receivable Clerk
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Payroll Clerk
- Billing Clerk
- General Office Clerk
- Submit the college admission application.
- Submit the $30 one-time fee.
- Submit high school and other official college transcripts.
- Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.
- Meet with Admissions to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).
- Check with Admissions if any additional steps are required.
Please visit the Admissions page for general information.
|102-110||Introduction to Business||3|
|103-159||**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office||1|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|101-154||Microcomputer Accounting Applications||3|
|103-190||Advanced Microsoft Excel||2|
|801-196||Oral and Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||36|
Completion of 101-154 Microcomputer Accounting Applications is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.
Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.