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Payroll Professional Certificate

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  • Non-credit Fast Track program
  • Results in a Lone Star College certificate
  • Industry training, without the need for core classes
  • Full program offered at LSC-Tomball


This comprehensive program will give you a solid understanding of advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. You receive live classroom instruction, textbooks and access to interactive online games and applications to reinforce the topics you've learned. Prepares students for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Examination.


For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

Program Plan

Courses Contact Hours
ACNTC 2109108 PayTrain Level I 30
ACNTC 2109107 PayTrain Level II 36
Payroll Professional Certificate Total 66

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Career Options

Entry-level wage: $27,4541

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include

  • Payroll Administrator2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Program Cost: $850

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.

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