Program Overview

Mid Michigan Community College is currently offering an Associates in Applied Science in Accounting degree designed to train students on the foundations of business finance. Students in this program will learn the essentials of accounting including how to analyze transactions, prepare financial statements, conduct cost revenue analysis and maintain internal financial control. Graduates will be able to easily transition into an entry-level accounting profession. Examples of possible positions that students will be qualified for after graduation include: bookkeeper, accounting clerk, auditing clerk, industry accounting, buyer and tax return preparation. Students who wish to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business will find this associate's degree to be a great first step. This two-year degree covers many of the mandatory lower-level classes required in most four-year universities.

The curriculum for this program consists of 62 credit hours. This includes 18 credit hours of general education classes that give students an academic base. General education classes include examples such as Freshman English Composition, Fundamentals of Communication, Business Math, Contemporary American Society and Modernity & Culture Society. The last 44 credit hours are core accounting classes designed to give students an understanding of how finances work within the business world. Examples of core classes are: Financial Accounting, Payroll Accounting, Computerized Accounting, Business Law, Entrepreneurial Finance, Introduction to Business Issues, and Tax Accounting.  This program is offered in a hybrid format, with 80 percent of classes being offered online and the remainder on Mid Michigan Community College’s campus in Harrison, MI.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Restrictions

    Some classes take place in Harrison, MI.

    School Overview

    Mid Michigan Community College is a two-year public school with three campuses located in Michigan since 1965. MMCC prides itself on “making a college degree both affordable and attainable,” and Mid Michigan Community College states its mission “to provide educational and community leadership for the development of human ability.”

    MMCC offers certificates and associate’s degrees in more than 50 academic programs. Transfer programs are designed for students planning to pursue baccalaureate degrees at four-year institutions. Career programs provide students with the necessary skills and related knowledge to qualify for future positions in different industries. Courses are offered in several formats, including face-to-face traditional classroom courses, courses offered completely online, and hybrid courses (a combination of both).

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