This program offers fundamental instruction in accounting and related subjects (such as economics or business). Students who wish to become an accountant may transfer to senior colleges or universities that offer baccalaureate degrees in accounting. Accountants work in a variety of settings such as corporations, small businesses, financial institutions and government agencies.
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This is a pathway program. The AA degree pathway is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions by providing them with the necessary general education credits and elective courses. Earning an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at MDC guarantees admission into one of the state's public universities where students can complete a bachelor's degree. An advisor will work with you to determine which elective courses will lay the best foundation for your selected major and continued studies.
Students with accounting degrees may apply their skills to a number of professional roles such as: