Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technology
North Hennepin Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Accounting Technology degree program from North Hennepin Community College is designed for students aiming to move directly into an accounting career after graduation. Upon completion, students possess an understanding of:

  • The theory & practice of the accounting process
  • Basic knowledge of business taxation & payroll
  • How to analyze financial information & make business decisions using critical thinking & problem solving skills
  • How to communicate effectively, in oral & written forms
  • How to evaluate professional responsibilities, including ethical issues
  • Use of technology including Microsoft Word, Excel & QuickBooks


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate (if graduated in the past 5 years)
  • ACCUPLACER placement test (may be waived if the student has completed a college-level English composition or math course, or has recently taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT, MCA, or SAT and has qualifying test scores)

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

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