Accounting Clerk


The Accounting Clerk Certificate program prepares students for work in the accounts receivable and accounts payable departments of businesses, not-for-profit organizations, or government offices. The program focuses on basic accounting functions along with data entry.

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Students who are interested in working in accounting, but do not want to go through the rigor of becoming a CPA or bookkeeper, can find a home in the Accounting Clerk Certificate program.

A Quality Education

Students with little or no office experience can rapidly learn skills for entry-level accounting employment.

Get Involved

Students can meet and network with other students who share the same interests.

Career Opportunities

Accounting Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk


12 Months

if Full Time

2 Semesters
29 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


10 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Everyone in a business can contribute to the success of the company. Students who complete the Accounting Clerk program can confidently walk into the workforce knowing the skills they learned at ICC can be applied directly to an A/R or A/P clerk position.

Daniel Kelly, Professor – Business, Legal & Information Systems
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How Do I Get Into the Accounting Clerk Program?

Students will gain the skills to confidently work in an office environment for a local business, non-profit, or a government organization. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. Analytical skills, math-oriented, business-oriented, attention to detail, and organization skills are beneficial for this program.
  5. Math, English, keyboarding, and computer classes are essential preparation for this program.

What Can I Expect As an Accounting Clerk Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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