Associate Degree On Campus


Montana State University - Great Falls College

48 months
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The Associate of Arts with articulated coursework in Accounting at Montana State University - Great Falls College is designed for students interested in a baccalaureate degree in Accounting at Montana State University Billings.


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). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

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  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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120 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to any program must submit copies of high school transcripts, high school diploma, HiSET, or GED scores to Admissions. These records must be final and include the completion/graduation date. High schools must be accredited by the appropriate state office of public instruction.
  • Home school students must furnish the same application materials as other applicants. If their diploma has not been issued by an accredited homeschool academy, then they must submit a diploma or final high school transcript that is signed by the primary (home) instructor and notarized.
  • *If a high school transcript, diploma, or equivalency record cannot be produced, proof of high school equivalency may be met if a student has completed an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree from a Regionally Accredited institution.  Documentation of the previous degree is required AND must be on an official transcript on file with the GFC MSU Registrar’s Office.

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