Financial Clerk 23-24

About this Major

As the number of organizations increases and financial regulations remain a focus, the demand for accounting services positions will increase, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Providing useful, accurate financial information is paramount to any company's success.

In the Financial Clerk Major, students will acquire a basic understanding of accounting and administrative services. An introductory accounting course and fundamental courses in administration technology will ensure the student has what they need to operate in accounting services positions.

Completion of this major includes certification for the student to occupy an accounts payable position within a company. 

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Excel

ODCTE Accounts Payable

At A Glance

Open To

High school juniors and seniors, adult students



Total Hours Required



  • Part-time: 9 months of instruction
  • Program length may vary based on progress rate and/or summer school attendance


Daytime classes, two sessions: Monday — Friday

  • 8 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
  • Students enroll in either AM or PM session


  • Fundamentals of Technology 125 hours
  • Accounting I 150 hours
  • Fundamentals of Admin. Tech I 120 hours
  • Financial Clerk Capstone 130 hours
  • Personal Financial Literacy 60 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for High School Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Excel
  • ODCTE Accounts Payable

Tuition & Fees

  • N/A

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • N/A

Total Estimated Costs for High School Students

No Cost

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

$16 - $20

per hour

Pass Rate



Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Certified public accountants' offices, financial services companies, government agencies, oil companies, corporations, small businesses

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