Accounting and Finance: Payroll Certificate

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Accounting and Finance: Payroll Certificate

Program Code: C25800

The Payroll Accounting certificate program will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. You’ll learn the language of business, as well as how to assemble, analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

This is a certificate program and requires fewer credits and less time to complete than a degree or diploma program. Certificate programs can be taken alone but are often taken along with other Accounting and Finance programs.

The Payroll Accounting program also offers degree and diploma options.

Learn more about this program’s student outcome data.

Skills You’ll Learn

The Payroll Accounting program is focused on job-related skills in the following areas:

  • Compiling and recording employee time and payroll data
  • Computing employees’ time worked, production, and commissions
  • Preparing paychecks

Career Opportunities

There are many employment opportunities for Payroll Accounting graduates, including:

  • Accounting/payroll assistant
  • Accounting/payroll specialist
  • Accounts payable/receivable clerk
  • Payroll and benefits specialist

Plan of Study

The recommended course sequence for this program and a complete list of related classes are available in the Academic Catalog. Click the button below to view a copy of this plan of study, which is also available as a PDF.

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Questions others are asking.

We offer several credentials that provide the flexibility you need. Most degree programs last two years and provide the most in-depth study of a particular subject. Diplomas and certificates take less time and are often taken in conjunction with other degree programs. Specialized training is also available for workforce development programs that are completed in less than a year.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide. Every quality business program worldwide is accredited.

Contact Information

Career & Technical Programs
Bosch Advanced Manufacturing Center
New Bern Campus

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