Overview

The Payroll Clerk certificate is designed to provide you with knowledge and skills that are essential building blocks in the field of Accounting. All courses within this certificate are also part of a AAAS degrees in Accounting.

Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
20 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
Online, On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
2018-2019
Residents Non-resident
Online Only
Non-resident
On Campus
Non-resident
Non-Citizen
 
1 credit $148.83 $162.97 $239.71  $326.25
5 credits $608.15 $678.85 $1,062.55  $1,495.25
12 credits (full-time) $1,291.10 $1,425.18 $2,207.48  $3,079.74
15 credits  $1,441.10 $1,577.40 $2,368.85 $3,251.40

 *Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs. 

Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

  • An understanding of the basic accounting cycle for service and merchandising firms
  • Basic business computer skills with specific knowledge of commercial accounting software
  • Basic understanding of the payroll process and the rules and regulations related to payroll

Careers & Opportunities

The job outlook for accounting-related occupations is very good. Graduates may be hired as entry payroll clerks.

Potential employers include: Certificate holders can be employed by government and private industry. The field also provides opportunities for temporary employment and part-time work. For more, please visit career information and resources at http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.