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Accounting & Financial Services

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Gordon Cooper Technology Center offers full-time career pathways to high school juniors, seniors and adults. High School students are eligible to receive math credit. Courses are offered from 8:15 to 11:15 AM and 12:55 to 3:55 PM Monday through Friday. A student can choose to attend either the AM or PM session or both sessions. All students must be assessed before entering a career major.  

Accounting Services prepares students for entry level employment in the business, accounting, and banking industry and can also help jumpstart the student’s education/career towards becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Students gain extensive hands-on experience with Accounting, Microsoft Office and QuickBooks software applications through one-on-one instructor assistance, textbooks, online curriculum and projects.  Students have the opportunity to complete more than one career major.

Instructor: Kathy Lowry (405) 273-7493 ext. 2230

Career Majors: (For financial aid a Career Major must be 600 hours or more.)

In-District* Full-time Tuition: $2100 ($1,050.00 per semester)

 

 

 

In-District* Part-time Tuition: $1050 ($525.00 per semester)

     

Business Professionals of America Dues and t-shirt: $30.00

     

Career Majors within Accounting and Financial Services:  

 

Hours

Required
Books

Required
Supplies

Required
Fees

Certification
Test Costs

Optional
Books

Administrative Assistant

720

$275.00

$30.00

$30.00

$0.00

$0.00

Financial Clerk

600

$550.00

$30.00

$30.00

$0.00

$0.00

Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk

720

$642.00

$30.00

$30.00

$0.00

$0.00

Payroll Accounting Clerk

960

$765.00

$30.00

$30.00

$0.00

$0.00

Full Charge Bookkeeper

1320

$800.00

$30.00

$30.00

$550.00

$0.00

 

*Book prices are for specific career majors.  If a student completes all career majors, total book costs are approx. $800 since  subsequent career majors include identical courses that will not be repeated.

 

*Out-of-District Tuition is double the amount of In-District Tuition

 Entrance Requirements: Reading skills at the 10th grade level or above, math skills at the 9th grade level or above.  

High School Academic Credits: 1 unit Computer I (OHLAP), 1 Computer II (OHLAP)

College Credit: College credit towards an Associate in Applied Science for Business can be earned at Seminole State College or St. Gregory's University.

Certification Testing: The content in this program aligns to industry credentials. Credentials targeted include Microsoft MOS Certifications, Certport IC3 Certification, Brainbench Online Certifications, Oklahoma Department of CareerTech Certifications.  Training is also provided for the American Payroll Association’s Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam and the Certified Bookkeeper designation which is awarded through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Potential Salary Range: Entry Level: $10.00 - 12.00 per hour - With Experience: $12.00 - 18.00 per hour

For financial assistance go to: www.fafsa.ed.gov                                                                                                                         

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