Payroll Clerk Career Diploma
Penn Foster

Program Details

Payroll clerks play a vital role in businesses in every industry. Through Penn Foster’s online Payroll Clerk Career Diploma program, you’ll develop foundational skills that can help prepare you for an in-demand job.

You’ll learn skills like:

  • Payroll management
  • Effective employee time-tracking
  • How to use payroll software
  • How to calculate compensation
  • Understanding and explaining employee benefits

And you’ll learn at your own pace — from home!
The Penn Foster Payroll Clerk diploma program covers the foundational skills and knowledge that could help you prepare to be an effective, valued employee in a company’s accounting department. Through classes on topics from basic accounting practices to payroll deductions, you’ll also prepare to sit for the National Bookkeepers Association (NBA) Uniform Payroll Certification exam, leading to the Payroll Certification designation.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission