Payroll Specialist Diploma
Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

The online Payroll Specialist Diploma program from Minnesota State Community and Technical College provides students with the training to perform routine calculating, journalizing, posting, and verifying duties to maintain accounting records and to prepare payroll reports and returns and employee records. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Apply accounting theory to service and merchandising organizations
  • ​Prepare financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and solve human resource-related problems and situations
  • Use technology effectively
  • ​Use a variety of software programs including integrated accounting software
  • ​Apply federal, state, and local employment regulations and reporting and record-keeping requirements to payroll and HR functions
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills
  • ​Demonstrate ethical policies and procedures related to the payroll specialist responsibilities

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score