Accounting AS

Program Focus

This program includes 30 technical credits that expose students to financial and managerial accounting principles, as well as accounting software such as Excel and QuickBooks. In addition, the program requires 30 credits of general education from within the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). See for more information on MnTC and general education.

This degree is 60 credits in length. Advisors work closely with students and their receiving institutions as they investigate and plan their coursework.

The Accounting AS degree at ATCC is a great place to start. The Accounting AS transfer degree has a proven transfer record to public and private colleges. ATCC offers small class sizes and provides high quality, hands-on education.


The college has developed several transfer agreements with similar bachelor's degree programs in and around Minnesota. The general education courses are universally transferable within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and are generally accepted by most other public and private colleges. Since transferring credits involves approval from the "receiving" institution, to avoid taking unnecessary courses, it is important to investigate and plan coursework. The college has resources to help students work through the transfer process.

This degree has articulation agreements with: Minnesota State University Moorhead and University of Minnesota Crookston. Please visit Minnesota Transfer for the most current articulation agreement information at

Beyond The Accounting AS Degree:

This Accounting AS degree is intended solely for students who intend to transfer to a bachelor's degree program.