Accounting Technology Programs in Kansas

Educational Information:

Accountants are those who have a knack for numbers and making sure everything is in balance. From working as a tax preparer to auditing, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and more, you will learn the necessary skills to succeed in the finance and business sector.

Licensing Information:

To get a CPA license in Kansas, you have to meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in an accounting concentration
  • Provide complete transcripts while taking the exam
  • Pass the four-part CPA exam
  • Successful completion of the AICPA’s ethics course
  • Complete the application for the Board of Accountancy in Kansas
  • Pay any applicable fees, unless they are waived
  • You also need to satisfy the experience requirements for the state. Several means are available to achieve this requirement such as completing an internship or working in an entry-level accounting job.

Employment Information:

Like the majority of other states, Kansas has a demand for certified, qualified accountants and those who have their degree. Accounting permeates a variety of industries and businesses, especially that of the manufacturing and agricultural industries. Based on information from the BLS, job prospects are going to be a lot more in demand and the pay will be higher in metropolitan areas than rural areas of the state. Accountants within the state can connect with the Kansas Society of CPA’s, which will provide you with updates on job postings, events and any relevant news in the accounting industry.

Accountants are paid competitively in Kansas. Based on information from the BLS, accountants in the state make an average of $64,680 per year. Those working in the top 10 percent of the industry make $90,650 per year. Wichita has the highest earnings for accountants within the state.