Associate Degree
60 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

"Accounting is the language of business." – Warren Buffet

An associate’s degree in Accounting can take you anywhere you want to go. From working for a small company to being a part of a finance department of a large organization, there is always a need for people who are detail-oriented, have great analytical skills, and love to analyze, compare and interpret data. A BTC degree in Accounting will provide you with the education you need to succeed in the business world. Graduates are in high demand, as employers need people with accounting skills. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for accountants are expected to grow at a steady rate of 4% through 2032.

Blackhawk’s associate’s degree in Accounting gives you a solid foundation in accounting principles, theories, and practices. With a focus on the study of financial, managerial, and tax accounting theory and procedures, you’ll develop the ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, make sound and ethical decisions and use common business and accounting software. You can complete the program in two years.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Payroll Clerk
Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
Assistant Accounting Manager

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.


Blackhawk Technical College offers a variety of options for students who want to achieve a four-year degree.

Existing transfer agreements

Lakeland University (University Center Partner)

  • B.A. Accounting

Viterbo University

  • B.B.A. Accounting

Additional Program Information

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