Accounting Clerk

accounting clerk at financial institute

The “language of business”
Accounting is known as the “language of business” because the terms and concepts are generally used in all fields of business. The accountant is the key figure in presenting relevant financial information to various users. The impact and importance of accounting information to businesses and related fields provide many career opportunities in accounting. Accountants help to ensure that the nation's firms are run more efficiently, and its public records are kept more accurately.


This program is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement as entry-level or trainee accountants with solid academic credentials in the shortest possible time. Students learn the fundamentals of accounting and develop computer skills to perform accounting and general office applications.

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Faculty - Business and Social Sciences
Faculty - Business & Computer Applications
Faculty - Accounting


cowley college academic center

125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City, KS 67005

online student using laptop
This program can be completed online.

Scholarship Opportunities

Department Scholarships are available for a limited number of qualified students.

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