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  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • 60 credits
  • 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: Hybrid

Why Study Accountant at LSC?

Globalization and growing business complexity will likely fuel the increased need for accountants over the coming years. Get your associate of applied science in accounting at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN and get a job! Accountant graduates are prepared to take the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation’s Accredited Business Accountant test.

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Career Information

Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the MN Dept of Employment & Economic Development, and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to gather valuable career information such as wage reports, career outlook, job prospects, industry trends, and career opportunities. These tools are available to help empower students to make informed decisions about their educational and professional paths.

Below you will find the Career Field and Career Cluster that this program is related to. Learn more about if this career area fits your interests!

Is Business Administration and Management right for you?

Business, management, and administrative workers give the support needed to make a business run. You might check employee time records or train new employees. Or, you might work as a top executive and provide the overall direction for a company or department.

Is Finance right for you?

Finance workers keep track of money. You might work in financial planning, banking, or insurance. For example, you might provide financial services to a business or individual. Or, you could maintain financial records or give advice to business executives on how to operate their business.

Is Government and Public Administration right for you?

Government and public administration workers help pass and enforce the law. You could work in national, state, or local government. You will find almost every type of occupation within the government, including some jobs that are only found within government.

Plan Your Education

The Accountant Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

This program may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Educational Pathways

Pursue your bachelor’s degree as an accountant. We have agreements with other colleges and universities. They accept transfer credits from Lake Superior College. Visit Transfer Services for more information.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Financial statement preparation
  • Budget analysis
  • Managerial and payroll accounting
  • Income tax calculation
  • Accounting software like Quickbooks and Turbo Tax


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