Minnesota Accounting Programs

Colleges and universities that offer accounting degrees

Requirements to sit for the exam and to receive a CPA certificate depend on the school where you receive your degree. For more information, please see our information on accreditation levels.

It is the student's responsibility to make sure that the school he/she chooses offers an accounting program in line with the requirements of the Minnesota Board of Accountancy if he/she is interested in sitting for the CPA exam. To determine the accreditation and specific accounting programs of individual schools, please contact the school's accounting department.


Academy College
1101 E 78th St Ste 100
Bloomington, MN 55420

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Sarah LaRose
Phone: 952-851-0066
Email: slarose@academycollege.edu 


Alexandria Technical College
1601 Jefferson St
Alexandria, MN 56308

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Carole Weber-Browne


Anoka Hennepin Technical College
1355 W Hwy 10
Anoka, MN 55303

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Pat Kunkel
Email: pkunkel@ank.tec.mn.us 


Anoka Ramsey Community College 

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Cambridge Campus
300 Polk St SE
Cambridge, MN 55008
Contact: Anita Jeziah
Phone: 763-433-1112

Coon Rapids Campus
11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Contact: Anita Jeziah


Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-330-1768

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Stuart Stoller


Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Dr NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-755-3716

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Sandra Bland


Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
651-638-6320

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Bruce Olsen


Capella University
225 S 6th St, 9th Fl
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-977-5000

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Julie Smolich


Central Lakes College
501 W College Dr
Brainerd, MN 56401

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Jeff Wig


College of St. Benedict
37 S College Ave
St. Joseph, MN 56374
320-363-2031

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Mary Jepperson


College of St. Catherine
2004 Randolph Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-690-8635

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Megan Kalina


College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Paul Khoury


Concordia College - Moorhead
901 8th St S
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-299-3476

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Ron Twedt


Concordia University
275 N Syndicate St
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-603-6157

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Dennis Zimmerman


Dakota County Technical College
1300 E 145th St
Rosemount, MN 55068

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Lyle Stender


DeVry University
7700 France Ave S Ste 575
Edina, MN 55343

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Chris Knodle


Globe University
8089 Globe Dr
Woodbury, MN 55125

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Thomas Kenney
Phone: 651-730-5100
Email: tkenney@globeuniversity.edu 


Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
St. Peter, MN 56082
507-933-7410

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Timothy Peterson


Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-523-2284

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Chad Sponsler


Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Christine Reineke
Phone: 952-995-1603


Inver Hills Community College
2500 80th St
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Cynthia Wesihappl


Itasca Community College
1851 E Hwy 161
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.


Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Rd
Duluth, MN 55811

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Pat Carey
Phone: 218-733-7600


Metropolitan State University
1501 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Mike McGee
Phone: 612-373-2715


Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Phone: 612-659-6105


Minnesota School of Business
1401 W 76th St
Richfield, MN 55423

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Thomas Kenney
Phone: 651-730-5100
Email: tkenney@globeuniversity.edu 


Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Pam Wolfe


Minnesota State University - Mankato
South Rd & Ellis Ave
Mankato, MN 56001
507-389-2965

Accreditation level: 2, College of Business


Minnesota State University - Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560

Accreditation level: 2

Contact: Sheri Erickson
Phone: 218-477-4073
Email: erickson@mnstate.edu 


Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1593 11th Ave
Granite Falls, MN 56241

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Leslie Bauman


National American University 

Accreditation level: 1


Normandale Community College
9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Kathy Reeslund
Phone: 952-487-8326


North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Maria Yang, Academic Advisor
Phone: 763-424-0826
Email: myang@nhcc.edu 


Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Hwy 1 E
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Noma Konsehak


Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave SE
Bemidji, MN 56601

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Gary Sorenson


Pine Technical College
1000 4th St
Pine City, MN 55063

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Julia Shores


Rasmussen College 

Accreditation level: 1

Blaine Campus
3629 95th Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55014
Phone: 763-795-4720

Bloomington Campus
4400 W 78th St
Bloomington, MN 55345
Phone: 952-545-2000

Brooklyn Park Campus
8301 93rd Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Phone: 763-493-4500

Eagan Campus
3500 Federal Dr
Eagan, MN 55122
Phone: 651-687-9000

Lake Elmo/Woodbury Campus
8565 Eagle Point Cir
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Phone: 651-259-6600

Mankato Campus
130 St Andrews Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-625-6556

Moorhead Campus
1250 29th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560
Phone: 218-304-6200

St.  Cloud Campus
226 Park Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320-251-5600


Ridgewater College 

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Hutchinson Campus
2 Century Ave SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Contact: Brian Wilson
Phone: 320-222-5200

Willmar Campus
P.O. Box 1097
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: 320-234-8510


Riverland Community College
2200 Riverland Dr
Albert Lea, MN 56007

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Kim Hansen


Rochester Community and Technical College
851 SE 30th Ave
Rochester, MN 55904

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Len Cronin


South Central Technical College 

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Faribault Campus
1225 3rd Street SW
Faribault, MN 55021

Mankato Campus
1920 Lee Blvd
North Mankato, MN 56003
Contact: Joanie Olson
Phone: 507-389-7383


Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St
Marshall, MN 56258

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Glenn Bayerkohler
Phone: 507-537-7393


St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
320-308-5013

Accreditation level: 2, G.R. Herberger College of Business

Contact: Kate Mooney


St. Cloud Technical College
1540 Northway Drive St
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Kay Anderson
Phone: 320-654-5013


St. John's University
Collegeville, MN 56321
320-363-3521

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Mary Jepperson
Phone: 320-363-2031


St. Mary's University 

Accreditation level: 1

Minneapolis Campus
2500 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Rochester Campus
1926 Collegeview Dr SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Contact: Teresa Speck

Winona Campus
700 Terrace Heights
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: 507-457-1449


St. Paul College
235 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102

Credits must be transferred to Level 1, 2, or 3 school for student to qualify for the CPA exam.

Contact: Roy Vikemeier


University of Minnesota
231 Pillsbury Dr SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Accreditation level: 2, Carlson School of Management

Contact: Judy Rayburn
Phone: 612-624-3840


University of Minnesota - Crookston
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN 56716

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Larry Huus
Phone: 218-281-8189


University of Minnesota - Duluth
1049 University Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

Accreditation level: 2, Labovitz School of Business & Economics

Contact: Al Roline
Phone: 218-726-8550


University of Northwestern - St. Paul
3003 N Snelling Ave
St. Paul, MN 55113

Accreditation level: 1

Contact: Charles Kuivinen


University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Accreditation level: 2, Opus College of Business

Contact: Jane Saly
Phone: 651-962-4254


Winona State University
PO Box 5838
Winona, MN 55987

Accreditation level: 2, College of Business

Contact: James Hurley
Phone: 507-457-5172


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