Specific to the Business Studies Department, the following scholarships may be available for students interested in majoring in Accounting. For details, contact Dale Westfall at firstname.lastname@example.org or (432) 685-4658.
- Petroleum Accountants Society
- Clara King Accounting Scholarship
- Lillie M. Stovall
- Permian Basin Chapter TSCPA
Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal
How to Apply
- Go to our Financial Aid Portal, by clicking this link: Financial Aid Portal
- Log in using your SSN and Password. If this is your first time, click the "First Time User" link under the Submit button in the "Log In" box.
- Click the menu button at the top left hand corner.
- Select the Scholarship Application.
For additional general scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships
The student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid to access the Financial Aid Portal and apply for scholarships.
If the student's FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student
needs to complete the FAFSA application, and once processed, will have access to complete
the general scholarship application.
Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.
While not programs, Midland College offers a couple of special interest courses. QuickBooks and Petroleum Accounting. These courses are designed for entry level accounting positions in our local environment. Introduction to Accounting I (ACNT 1403) is also offered and is part of the Business Management Degree and Certificate programs.
ACCT 2301 and 2302 are designed to be transfer courses to universities. They apply to business degrees at 4-year institutions as the two beginning accounting courses.
Many accounting graduates work for public accounting firms that provide audit, tax, and consulting services to all types of organizations. Other accounting graduates pursue careers in various businesses and industries, at all levels of government, as forensic accountants (fraud investigation), and as accounting educators.
Professional designations include:
- CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
- CFA (Certified Financial Analyst)
- CFP (Certified Financial Planner)
- COAF (Certified Professional Forecaster and Certified Advanced Professional Forecaster)
- CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
- CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner)
- CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)
- Fraud Examiners
- Corporate Accountants
- Public Accountants
- Financial Consultants
- Business Owners
Former MC Accounting Students
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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.