Academics

Accounting and Business

If you are considering a degree in business or accounting, Itasca can be your stepping stone into a dynamic and exciting career.

Programs & Degrees

The Associate of Science Degree in Accounting is designed to provide a strong foundation of knowledge and skills for students interested in transferring on to earn a four year degree in accounting, for those planning on entering the workforce, or for those starting their own business. The Associate of Science Degree affords easy transfer to other institutions through completion of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). Please see your ICC counselor for further information.

The Business Transfer Pathway Associate in Science degree is designed to provide a strong foundation of knowledge and skills for students interested in transferring on to earn a four-year degree in business, for those planning on entering the workforce, or for those starting their own business.

The Business Transfer Pathway AS offers students a powerful transfer option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science degree where course credits directly transfer to designated bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The entire curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the seven Minnesota State Universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses are in the Transfer Pathway Associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated Bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.

Minnesota State universities include: Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University-Mankato; Minnesota State University-Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

Additional Information

Business Faculty Contact

Accounting Faculty Contact

If you are considering a degree in business or accounting, Itasca can be your stepping stone into a dynamic and exciting career. At ICC you'll find small class sizes, which means individual time with instructors and more personal attention.

The Associate in Science Degree (AS) in Accounting or the Business Transfer Pathway is designed to give you a foundation in the business field. It also will help you determine what area of business you wish to pursue:

  • Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • Small Business Management
  • Computer Information System
  • Accounting


After you complete two years at ICC you'll be prepared to transfer to a four-year college with a strong foundation in business and/or accounting. The AS degree will transfer to any Minnesota State University as well as many private colleges.