Meet Your Instructor

Tom Deetz CPA, MBA, Accounting

Faculty photoTom was born in Wisconsin but has spent most of his years in Minnesota growing up and working. He is married and has two grown sons and several furry animals. Tom owned and operated a tax and accounting practice for 10 years.  He has worked in public accounting, private accounting and governmental accounting during his career.


BS Accounting - Minnesota State University, Mankato
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of St. Thomas


Public Accounting (CPA) – 18 years 

    • Taxation
    • Consulting
    • Accounting Services - Financial Statements
    • Bookkeeping & Payroll
    • Auditing                    

    Private Accounting  – 10 years 

    • Controller for a multi-location business
    • Governmental Accounting - 2 years

      • Accounting Analyst

    Professional Memberships:

    • Minnesota Society of CPA’s

Tom has been an Accounting Instructor at South Central College since 2019.

Phone: 507-389-7311

South Central Online Courses:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Income Tax II