Online Payroll Course Curriculum

Penn Foster’s online Payroll Clerk course curriculum covers four courses that can help prepare you for a career as a payroll clerk. Courses will cover topics including employee classification, the payroll outsourcing process, and how payroll interacts with the accounting system.

Payroll Clerk

Career Diploma 1 month As low as $59/mo
1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Online Payroll Course Curriculum

  • 15.4 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 4 courses
  • 10 exams
  • 1 graded project

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 1 month
  • Average time = 2 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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