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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

Accounting is the glue that keeps the business world together. It keeps track of a company’s money. It’s used to determine a company’s value. It allows executives to identify and analyze growth opportunities. Without accounting there would be no commerce!

Accounting is the theory and system of setting up, keeping, and auditing a company’s books. It is the art of determining, tracking, and analyzing a company’s financial position through its sales, expenses, and purchases. The financial position is critical business information for the firm’s executives, their lenders, investors, and, of course, tax authorities.

The beauty of an education in accounting is that accounting knowledge and skills can be applied to any job industry; after all, every business needs accounting. Plus, with the struggling economy and the job market in decline, accounting has never been more important to individual companies, society, and the entire economy.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Associate Degrees and Transfer Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.


MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Accounting program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Business - General Requirements ABUS-GR Associate in Business General Requirements

Transfer Options

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination.

Below are some transfer options that may be available to you. Please contact Academic Advisement to learn more.

A list of transfer options for the Accounting program
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Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Associate in Business - General Requirements Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Finance

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Accounting program is available through the Business department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.