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Why Choose the Accounting Program?

If you love logic, numbers, attention to detail and accuracy, Clover Park Technical College's Accounting program can teach you how to understand the processes of identifying, measuring and communicating economic information for a career in accounting.

Jobs in the accounting field typically have regular work hours, and employers are looking for problem-solving and people skills, as well as the ability to analyze transactions and record or resolve them. If you like working with numbers in an office environment, this program and career path might be the perfect fit for you!

How Long It Takes:

Accounting AAT & AAS-T Degree: 6 quarters

Bookkeeping Clerk Certificate: 3 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Bookkeeper/Accounting/Auditing Clerk

Bookkeeper/Accounting/Auditing Clerk Career & Wage Details 

Payroll/Timekeeping Clerk 

Payroll/Timekeeping Clerk Career & Wage Details

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

Career Pathway

Meet Your Instructors

Suzanne Cooke

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Suzanne Cooke has an associate degree from Clover Park Technical College and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas A&M University. She has 17 years of experience in the finance industry, including work with consumer loans, mortgage loans and as a controller. She has been teaching at Clover Park Technical College for more than 12 years.

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Accounting Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. 

To learn more about information sessions, visit

Visit the Academic Calendar at to see when the next information session is scheduled.

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