Payroll Certificate


This program prepares students for work in the area of Payroll Accounting in most business and educational institutions and in some governmental agencies. This program not only provides payroll basics and advanced procedures, but it provides students with a variety of other skills, like human resource management, computers in accounting, management, and public speaking

Program Goals:

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall Semester

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 101 Business Org. & Management 3
CSC 102 Introduction to Computer Science 3
Total Credits 13

Spring Semester

ACC 252 Computers in Accounting 3
ACC 159 Payroll Accounting 3
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
BUS 213 Business Communications 3
Total Credits 12

Gainful Employment:

The United States Department of Education has recently mandated that certain information for programs designed to lead to gainful employment be disclosed to prospective students. This program's gainful employment information can be found here.

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John A. Mockry
Phone Number: (518) 562-4179
or Call 562-4200 Extension:179

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