Apr 15, 2021
Shoreline Community College offers a short-term Payroll Clerk Certificate of Completion (CC) leading to an entry-level position in the accounting field. Students interested in advancement are encouraged to enroll in longer courses of study to complete additional certificates or associate degrees in Associate Degrees in Accounting. Students pursuing a four-year baccalaureate degree should follow the Business Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) direct transfer degree planning guide.
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Certificate of Completion (20 Credits)
Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.
Length of Program: 20 Credits
Completion Award: Certificate of Completion
Enrollment: Fall, Winter, Spring
Approximate Quarterly Costs: $0
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)
Students should automatically receive their Certificate after successful completion of all required courses. If you have not received your Certificate, please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the office of Student Learning and Success at email@example.com or 206-546-4719.
Payroll Clerk-What is it?
Students study and learn the basics of practical and computer accounting. Students successfully completing this Certification are qualified to obtain entry level accounting positions.
Students who successfully complete this program -by achieving a grade of 2.0 or better in each accounting course- should have:
- 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.
Career Opportunities-What can I do with a Certificate in Payroll Clerk?
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.
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133-5696