Payroll Certificate
Chemeketa Community College

Program Details

The online Payroll Certificate program from Chemeketa Community College emphasizes skill development for those interested in pursuing a position as a payroll/benefits specialist. Students learn to:

  • Prepare complex fourth-quarter payroll
  • ​Interpret legal and/or contracted language and apply to payroll

​Upon completion of this certificate students are prepared to sit for the Fundamental Payroll Certification exam offered by the American Payroll Association.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Accuplacer placement test

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Geographic Restrictions

Chemeketa Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.