Accounting & Payroll Clerk Diploma Program

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Accounting & Payroll Clerk

The Diploma in Accounting & Payroll Clerk program provides students with the opportunity to train in payroll processes, procedures, computer applications and operating systems. This program is designed to prepare students professionally and academically for careers in a business or payroll business or field.

Accounting and Payroll Clerks are an essential part of almost any business. This career is a perfect fit for detail-oriented individuals who enjoy poring over numbers and working in a comfortable office setting. Our program focuses on:

  • Basic payroll systems and procedures used in computing wages and salaries and timekeeping methods used to record time worked.
  • Payroll operations, the preparation of payroll registers, and the recording of accounting entries.
  • Legal basics of payroll management including the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Evaluate and audit accounting data using spreadsheet software.
  • Benefit administration fundamentals.
  • Categorizing tax considerations specific to business entities.

Course Details

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Program Length: 9 months
  • Credits: 53

Career Options

  • Public and Private Businesses
  • Government
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Law Firms
  • Healthcare

A.A.S. Degree

After you complete the Accounting & Payroll Clerk Diploma program, you could continue with our online, 7-month Business Administration Associate Degree completion program That's only 16 months total to get an associate degree.


What You Will Learn

  • Practice & System Fundamentals
  • Laws & Regulations
  • Payroll Processes and Procedures
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Other Business Related Topics

The Stautzenberger College Difference

Stautzenberger College is a career-focused college that provides students with hands-on training and real-world experience in their chosen fields. Stautzenberger College stands out for its commitment to providing students with practical education that prepares them for success in the workforce.

  • Programs: Stautzenberger College offers a wide variety of programs in healthcare, business, technology, and skilled trades. These programs are designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their chosen careers.
  • Small Class Sizes: With small class sizes, students get personalized attention from instructors, which helps them better understand the material and apply it to real-world situations.
  • Multiple Schedule Options:¬†Offering on-campus, hybrid and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Experienced Faculty: Stautzenberger College instructors are experienced professionals in their respective fields, providing students with real-world insights and connections.
  • Hands-on Training: Stautzenberger College provides hands-on training in labs and clinical settings, allowing students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world situations.
  • Career Services: Stautzenberger College has a dedicated career services team that provides students with job placement assistance, resume writing help, and interview preparation.
  • Accreditation: Stautzenberger College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), ensuring that its programs meet high standards of quality and that its graduates are well-prepared for their careers.

Why Choose Stautzenberger

  • On-Campus & Online Options
  • 20+ Career-Focused Programs
  • Hands-On & Real World Training
  • Inclusive Small Class Sizes
  • Caring Instructors
  • Student-Centered Experience
  • Tutoring & Personalized Support
  • Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify
  • Externship Opportunities
  • Career Placement Assistance

"Do it for you, not because you have to, but because you want it! There have been times when it was tough, but I kept pushing and am now a proud graduate."

Anndrea Mays

2021 Graduate, Business Administration AAS