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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Accounting Associate Degree

Program Code 101011

As an accountant, you play a vital role in any business. You work with accounting systems, analyze business records, prepare financial reports, and supervise bookkeepers. You may work in any of the following specialties: accounts payable/receivable, payroll, inventory control, cost, public, tax, and governmental/nonprofit. With additional education and/or work experience, you may become an auditor, certified public accountant, controller, treasurer, or trust officer.

Average Starting Salary

$36,400.00FT Median Annual Wage

Graduate Employment

With 60% Employed in Field

Explore Locations

This program is offered at:

Green Bay


Sturgeon Bay

Follow Your Path

All credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Accounting Assistant, 311011

Some credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Small Business Bookkeeping, 901011

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • Algebra is highly recommended.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Accounting associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
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Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

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