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Overview

The Accounting program (ACAAS) at MCC prepares students for today’s business organizations with the knowledge and skills needed to analyze relevant information and make important business decisions ensuring efficiency and profitability. Accounting students enter careers in for-profit, nonprofit, government or as entrepreneurs. Career options include positions as bookkeepers, accounting clerks, and public accountants.

Degrees & Certificates Offered

Associate in Applied Science:

Career Certificate:

Certificate of Achievement:

JOB & SALARY OUTLOOK

  • Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Apply GAAP to advanced accounting topics.
  • Evaluate business decisions using managerial accounting methods.
  • Analyze and prepare transactions and forms for tax filings.
  • Analyze business transactions using technology, including QuickBooks.
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of economics, marketing, management, business law, and finance.
  • Apply ethical reasoning to accounting scenarios.

MCC Accounting students can pursue one or more stacked credentials as they path to completion.

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Academic Focus Area  (AFA) Business Navigators and Advisors

Accreditation

ACBSP Accredited

Metropolitan Community College Business and Accounting degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Learning Goals

  • Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Apply GAAP to advanced accounting topics.
  • Evaluate business decisions using managerial accounting methods.
  • Identify and apply the basic principles of economics, marketing, management, business law, and finance.
  • Apply ethical reasoning to accounting scenarios.

2022-2023 MCC Accounting Advisory Board

MCC Accounting Advisory Board members offer industry-based expertise that informs the currency and relevancy of curricula and programs. Members also support students through networking, internships, and scholarship opportunities. MCC is grateful for the professionalism and commitment of these important stakeholders as we work to serve our students, community and stakeholders.

Tony Anville
Manager, Nebraska Department of Revenue

Michael Beverly
Senior Manager, Hayes & Associates

Mary Blaney
Controller, Burlington Capital

M. Scott Bradley
IT Auditor, Great Western Bank

Dave Bruce
Partner, Bergan KDV

Patricia Carter
Senior Director, Douglas Co Treasurers Office

Regina Chambers
Controller, Greater American Distributing

Paula Crozier
Sympateco

Dan Esch
County Clerk, Douglas County

Dr. Susan Eldridge
Union Pacific Professor of Accounting, University of Nebraska Omaha

Oscar Gonzalez
Vice President Healthcare Banking, First National Bank of Omaha

Renee Hospodka
Accounting Specialist, Fibro Animal Health

Greg Johnson
Shareholder, Hayes & Associates

James Koehn
Professor of Accounting -Department Chair, Chadron State College

Julie Kolar
Global Director Accounting & Reporting, Travel and Transport, Inc.

Jude Liu
ACI Worldwide Inc.

Toni Smith
Acct-Style Tax Service

Gary Wasserman
Owner, Precise Accounting Services, Inc.

Kathy Williams
Truck Center Companies