May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55 
    
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Payroll Clerk, Certificate of Completion


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School of Business, Hospitality & Technology (BHT)

The Payroll Clerk Certificate of Completion is a series of courses that provide entry-level skills in payroll accounting.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Educational Option Information

  • This educational option can be completed: Part-time or full-time
  • This educational option can be started: Any term
  • Primary course location: Main Campus, Montoya Campus, and many courses are offered online

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Educational Opportunities

All of the Payroll Clerk courses may also be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting or an Accounting or Bookkeeping Certificate of Completion. Students should see an advisor to customize their educational plans.

Industry certifications available include:

  • Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

Career Opportunities

Most businesses, governmental and non-profit organizations employ payroll professionals. Common job titles include Payroll Clerk, Payroll Specialist, Payroll Professional.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Ten Year Rule for CTE Courses

Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.

Program Requirements


Courses


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Certificate: 24


*It is recommended that Accounting certificate and degree students should choose ENGL 1210 - Technical Communications .

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