Certificate in Payroll Accounting

The Payroll Accounting Certificate of Achievement will provide our students with basic financial accounting training as well as specialized training in payroll accounting, helping to prepare the student for clerical positions within payroll departments of employers. Payroll clerk responsibilities include payroll tax accounting & reporting, payroll accounting systems maintenance & update, and posting payroll journal entries to accounting journals/ledgers.

Required courses:
ACCT 100Accounting4
ACCT 115QuickBooks2
ACCT 118Payroll Accounting3
OFF 120Microsoft Excel3
Total Units12

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Payroll Accounting Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Create general ledger entries and basic payroll and accounting reports.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of payroll laws and applications.
  3. Create and maintain accounting and payroll related spreadsheets.