To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/accounting/
Program Number: 10-101-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is 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.
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
Students learn basic principles such as financial, cost, payroll, taxes, auditing and technology 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 able to adapt to new technologies.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
Standard Admissions steps details
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $146.20 per credit (resident)
- $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Associate of Arts/Associate of Science
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
- $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
- $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
- $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee
Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.
Earn certificates, technical diplomas and an associate degree along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.