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School of Technical & Professional Specialties

Accounting Clerk (KAC2)

This Program is not accepting new students

The Accounting Clerk Program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the office accounting and/or bookkeeping areas. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on standard accounting office procedures including presentation software (MS PowerPoint), team skills and activities, and exposure to other software packages including MS Outlook. Secretarial accounting, computer based accounting principles, data-entry, skill building, speed and accuracy, customer service, spreadsheets (MS Excel), and word processing (MS Word) are also emphasized.

Certificate of Proficiency: 615 Hours

Occupations in this area.

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • 43-4071.00 File Clerk
  • 43-9061.00 Office Clerk

Contact Us

For information about this program, please contact us at or 801-957-3354

  • To contact an academic advisor, career advisor or faculty member, please see the appropriate tab on the left.

Required Courses: (615 Clock Hours)

Clock Hours
Course KAOS 0170
Title Computer Concepts
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Course KAOS 0251
Title Customer Service
Clock Hours 60
Semester A
Course KAOS 0246
Title Business Communication
Clock Hours 90
Semester A
Course KAOS 0189
Title Word Processing
Clock Hours 80
Semester A
Course KAOS 0191
Title Spreadsheets
Clock Hours 80
Semester A
Course KWRK 0515
Title Job-Seeking Skills
Clock Hours 15
Semester A
Course KACT 0136
Title Accounting 1
Clock Hours 90
Semester A
Course KACT 0146
Title Accounting 2
Clock Hours 90
Semester A
Course KACT 0189
Title QuickBooks
Clock Hours 80
Semester A

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,402.20
  • Student Fees: $92.25
  • Books/Supplies: $749.19

Total Estimated Cost: $2,302.09 (subject to change without notice)

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville/Redwood Campus

4600 So. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Financial Aid



Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Keyboarding speed of 30 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing
  • 10 Key speed of 5,000 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5-minute timing with 98% accuracy

Need a little help with keyboarding or 10 key? Academic Readiness courses will get you up to speed!

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Accounting Clerk


This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. It is divided into several payment periods consisting of 10-weeks each, except for the final one which is variable in length. This allows students to accelerate and complete as many courses as they can within each of those time periods while the tuition and fees remain fixed. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 16 to 24 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in each course according to the established sequence in the catalog.

Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.


Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.