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Education Details

Payroll Accounting
Award type: Certificate of Proficiency
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Payroll Accounting
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Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
Program description
This short-term certificate provides specialized knowledge in the area of payroll accounting methods for the skilled worker. It is unlikely that employers will hire students who have only completed this certificate of proficiency; coursework may be applied toward a one-year certificate or a two-year AS degree in accounting.
Financial Information
Average $920/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, books, fees, etc.
Tuition per credit
$116.26 (1-10 credits) $54.58 (11-18 credits) $98.93 (19+ credits) (WA resident)
Total program tuition
$2,760 (WA resident), including tuition, books, fees, etc.
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $140/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $20/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
9 Months (part-time)
Award type
Certificate of Proficiency
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority

some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlinesome courses online
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided