Cowley College

Career Paths

Career Pathways

Business & Management

Accounting

Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in accounting. Career opportunities for professional accountants include: - auditors - tax specialist - public accountant - management consultant - IRS agent - financial analyst - senior accountants - forensic accountant.


Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting is a two-year program that prepares you for a career as - tax preparer - auditing clerk - junior accountants - credit analysts - bank tellers - bookkeepers.

Business Administration

Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in accounting, management, marketing, finance, and general business. accounting. Career opportunities in business include management positions in - wholesale and retail industries - entertainment - travel - health care - education - social services - large and small private companies - government - education - business owner.

Legal Office Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Legal Office Assistant is a two-year program that prepares you for a career as a legal office assistant in - law firms - corporate legal departments - court system - law-related government offices.


Certificate in Legal Office Assistant is a one-year program that prepares you for an entry-level position as a legal office assistant.

Certificate in Legal Office Support is a one-year program that focuses on business administrative technologies and prepares you for an entry-level position - law firms - corporate legal departments - court system - law-related government offices.

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Administrative Office Management is a two-year program that prepares you for a career as an - executive secretary - administrative assistant – force management - computer and data administrator - information manager – clerical supervisor.

Certificate in Office Careers is a one-year program that prepares you for an entry-level office position such as - secretary - customer service - office support - receptionist - administrative assisting.

Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Entrepreneurship & Business Leadership is a two-year program that prepares you for an entry-level positions as - store management - department and division management - purchasing manager - sales representative. Entrepreneurs that want to start their own business will take electives specific to their business venture.

Associate of Arts Degree in Golf Course Management is a two-year program that concentrates on courses in business, communications and hospitality to prepare students for entry-level positions in - golf course management - turf management - pro shops.

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Associate of Arts Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in hotel and restaurant management.


Career opportunities include management positions in the hospitality industry, including - hotels - motels - convention centers - destination resorts - full-service restaurants - fast-food restaurants - cafeterias - bed-and-breakfast inns - food service for sports and entertainment complexes, school campuses, large corporations and institutional facilities.

Leadership

Associate of General Studies Degree in Leadership is a two-year program that prepares you for entry-level leadership positions in - business - industry - profit or non-profit organizations .

Management Information Systems


Associate of Arts Degree in Management Information Systems is a two-year program that concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in management information systems. Career opportunities include: - banking - purchasing - marketing - sales - information technology services - insurance - financial firms - government agencies - education - manufacturers .