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Accounting degree and certificate students learn to think analytically, be detail-oriented, and solve problems as they apply financial, managerial, cost and payroll accounting practices and principles in a supportive educational setting. Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

The Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Degree Program was designed for individuals who are interested in seeking employment in various accounting positions, and those who want in improving their skills in performing accounting tasks on the job.

The Accounting Program Career Certificate is also available for those students who want to take coursework focused primarily in accounting and finance. 

Many of the courses can transfer to four-year institutions.

For more information, visit the program home page.

Accounting Program – Career Certificate

Accounting Program Certificate Requirements

Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Degree

Accounting AAS General Education Requirements
Accounting AAS Career Course Requirements
Residency Requirement
  • Students must earn a minimum of 15 credits required for the degree at Morton College. The last 10 semester hours must be completed at Morton College uninterrupted by coursework from another institution. (Please note: this requirement will only be marked as 'Completed' after your final semester grades have been posted. Contact your academic advisor if you need further clarification.)