Payroll, AP/AR & Human Resources


Payroll, AP/AR & Human Resources

Program Level

Payroll, AP/AR & Human Resources

Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources Objectives:

At Summit College’s Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources Program, you’ll learn about a broad range of topics related to business and accounting while developing strong communication, critical thinking, and leadership skills. This program prepares its students for everything they would be expected to handle in a busy, professional, business setting, including bookkeeping, payroll procedures, Quick Books, and other computational skills.

What Will I Learn?

Our program will provide you with a working knowledge of a variety of accounting skills that are highly sought after and applicable in a business setting. Classes are taught by professional business instructors who have related experienced in the field, giving you instruction from individuals who have actually worked in the field. Students in the Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources program will also gain valuable, hands-on work experience by participating in an externship.
Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources Certificate coursework includes:

  • Intro. To Accounting/QuickBooks
  • Computer Operations for Payroll
  • Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable
  • Career Development
  • Externship

Where Will I Work?

With a certificate in Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources, you will have the specialized knowledge required to work in a busy office settings, including tax offices, accounting firms, small and large organizations, auditing firms, accounts payable and receivable, and business offices. The accounting industry as a whole is growing rapidly, with an anticipated 259,000 new positions added between 2010 and 2020.

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