Payroll, AP/AR & Human Resources



Becoming a Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources employee is a worthy goal, and Summit will support each step you take toward that goal. At Summit, our dedicated instructors will encourage and challenge you. Our coursework and externships will help you pursue the proficiency that can elevate you career. We know there are no shortcuts to a fulfilling career in business, but we believe your career climb begins here.

Our Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources certificate program will provide you with skills such as: bookkeeping, payroll procedures, computer skills, Quick Books proficiency, and accounting. The certificate will prepare you for an entry-level job in payroll, accounting, or human resources.


Our professional and committed faculty, small classes, externships, and modern facilities create an environment where your hard work can succeed. Your personal journey will be supported by our flexible scheduling options, free tutoring, and career services. While enrolled in Summit‘s Business certificate program, your studies will include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Accounting/Quick Books
  • Human Resources
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Career Development
  • Computer Operations for Payroll

*Courses are currently offered in a format combining Online distance learning and On-campus classes. *Excludes Externship.

Is a Career as in Business Right for You?

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The Payroll, AP/AR, & Human Resources certificate prepares you for entry-level positions in a variety of careers. And once you complete the program, we will support you with the long-lasting personal and professional connections you create as a student. Our career services will also offer support in the form of aids such as resume-writing workshops and interview preparation tips. No matter how your career journey unfolds, Summit wants to be by your side. Every student’s climb is different, but at Summit you’ll find the support you need to elevate your career.

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