AccountingAssociate in Applied Science (AAS)
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for detailed financial documentation is expected to increase in response to current financial crises and subsequent financial regulations. Increased regulations may lead to more jobs for skilled employees overseeing day-to-day financial operations.
Do you have strong math skills, enjoy working on computers, and like analyzing data? Accounting is an excellent choice for you! Employers are looking for individuals with attention to detail and the ability to adapt to an ever-changing set of regulations. A professional attitude, good interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to meet goal-oriented deadlines are also valuable.
Mid-State’s Accounting program prepares you with skills and training required for business, industry, and public accounting firms, as well as not-for-profit businesses. Special activities include cooperative learning activities, income tax returns, guest lectures, payroll, and a program business luncheon; some activities may take place outside of the classroom and provide students with real-world experience.
Program courses are transferable to baccalaureate degree programs through a variety of transfer agreements.
- Accounts Payable Specialist
- Accounts Receivable Specialist
- Cost Accountant
- Financial Accountant
- Payroll Accountant
- Tax Accountant