Richland College

Category: Large community college | State: TX

About Richland College

As an independent community college of the Dallas County Community College District, Richland College offers veterans, their dependents and active duty personnel access to a comprehensive array of 50 associate degree programs and 44 certifications. The college also features more than 30 organizations and multiple athletic sports and recreational programs. A complement of articulated degree programs help veterans slide seamlessly to major universities in North Texas. Most courses are available both in the classroom and online. From its beautifully-designed campus, this higher education community prides itself on personal service in a dynamic learning environment.

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Why you should attend?

To begin with, military service members and veterans already have more than 500 colleagues studying at Richland College. Operating in the very heart of North Texas, Richland College is immersed in a healthy economy, giving veterans and their families easy access to personal services, family services, leisure activity, religious affiliation and transportation. Most importantly, the region serves up jobs in nearly every career field imaginable and the college's career services office opens doors to these opportunities.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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