Payroll Assistant – Certificate Degree 16 credit hours

Major Description

In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of the payroll practices and preparation, with emphasis in Payroll & Business Tax Accounting, Benefits and Compensation practices and laws and other software applications in order to assist any employer to compile and record employee time and payroll data and may compute employees' time worked, production and commission. Also, may compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant Certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

Work Environment

Human Resources employees work in typical office settings.

Potential Job Titles

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Resources Associate
  • Human Resources Administrative Assistant
  • Human Resources Specialist

Gainful Employment