Accounting - Riverland


Why study Accounting at Riverland?

  • All accounting courses at Riverland are available online, offering flexibility to complete coursework from anywhere with an internet connection, at any time.

What will I study?

You'll cover:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • QuickBooks™ Certification Training
  • Governmental/Fund/Non-Profit Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Applied Business Income Taxation
  • Applied Individual Income Taxes

Career Outlook


Current Demand:

  • This career is currently in very high demand.

Future Demand:

  • Accountancy is experiencing high growth compared to other careers.
  • Around 30,295 new Accountants and Auditors will be needed between 2016-2026 to meet market demand, including replacements and growth. (source: Minnesota State CAREERwise Education)

Where Do Accountants Work?

Accountants often work in industries such as:

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
  • Educational Services

Job Title Examples:

  • Business Analyst
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Auditor
  • Accounting Manager
  • Audit Partner
  • Cost Accountant
  • Deputy for Audit
  • General Accountant
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Internal Auditor
  • Staff Accountant

Program Scholarships

Riverland College offers various scholarships to help with education costs. You can explore all scholarship opportunities and find more information about deadlines on the Riverland Foundation Scholarships page.

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Last Updated: April 21, 2020

    Quick Facts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • 60 Credits | Four Semesters
  • Location: 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall, Spring

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