The Payroll Specialist program at San Jac meets the American Payroll Association (APA) specific educational needs of payroll professionals and those involved with payroll-related businesses.

Students will explore fundamental payroll calculations and applications providing the basic knowledge and skills required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties.


June 10-July 29

9 a.m.-1p.m.


Course Topics

  • Knowledge of payroll and paycheck fundamentals, and payroll operations
  • How to identify and understand payroll benefits
  • Understanding tax reporting  
  • Demonstrate payroll accounting
  • How to put into practice professional skills and responsibilities as a payroll professional
  • Information for those interested in taking the optional Fundamental Pay Certification (FPC) exam.

Materials Needed: PayTrain access and workbooks provided by San Jacinto College.


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High School Diploma / GED

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