Payroll Accounting Specialist
Offered at the Following Campuses
The Payroll Accounting Specialist certificate program provides entry-level payroll accounting skills. The certificate emphasizes principles of accounting, computerized accounting, principles of payroll accounting, and basic computer skills.
The standard curriculum for the Payroll Accounting Specialist certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program each semester. For students beginning fall semester, the certificate generally takes 2 semesters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 17 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include introductions to computer and digital terminology and usage, operating systems, Internet and digital communication, word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, database applications, and presentation applications.