Approximate program costs with starting salary (PDF, 97KB)
Test scores are not required for admission into this program. However, they may be used to meet the C or better in algebra requirement if not met another way (see above).
Definitions and Guidelines
We do not transfer in accounting classes that are over 5 years old unless the student has been working in the accounting field. We only transfer in equivalent college work if the grade is a C or better. (We do not transfer in C- graded course work). Advanced Standing cannot exceed 50% of the required credits for the program.
Information About High School Course Work
High school course requirements: Algebra 1
Madison College courses that meet that requirement:
- 10-804-140, Algebra Concepts
- 10-804-120, Business Math (this course recommends a grade of C or better in HS Algebra 1)
- 10-804-122, Math of Finance (this course has pre-req of C or better in HS Algebra 1)
- 20-804-201, Intermediate Algebra
- 20-804-212, College Algebra
- 20-804-213, Trigonometry
- 20-804-220, Finite Mathematics
- 20-804-240, Basic Statistics
A grade of "C" or higher is required for all core (program specific) courses to graduate.
Getting Credit for Work Experience, Certifications or Completed Classes
If you have work experience, certifications such as Certified Professional Secretary, Certified Administrative Professional, Microsoft Office Specialist Certification, or have already taken classes at this or other institutions you may be able to be granted advanced standing to earn your degree more quickly. You may take a Challenge Exam for some courses to gain advanced standing. Contact Gerri Wicklund at (608) 246-6336 for more information.