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Accounting, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


Graduates from the Accounting Degree program at the Montana State University - Great Falls College are prepared to:

  • Prepare and interpret financial records for a business while applying generally accepted accounting principles and industry standards.
  • Identify and explain common internal controls necessary in business organizations.
  • Use computerized accounting software.
  • Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing.
  • Compute payrolls and prepare basic federal and state payroll tax forms.
  • Prepare basic income tax returns for individuals and businesses.
  • Analyze the legal, ethical, and practical implications of business decisions.


Great Falls College MSU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Procedures 
  • Introduction to Business
  • Intro to Interpersonal Communication
  • Math for Liberal Arts
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Business Law

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Submit your high school transcript (if from the United States) - If not from the United States proof that your high school completion is equivalent to an American High School Diploma.
  • Evidence of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6835 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6835 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6835 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6835 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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