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Accountant: Payroll Specialist

Certificate
Houston Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
6 months
Annual In-State Tuition (TX)
$1,267
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$3,405
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
6 months
Total Credits
15
Annual In-State Tuition (TX)
$1,267
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$3,405
Earn your Accountant: Payroll Specialist degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Accounting
Accounting is the study, analysis, and management of financial transactions. A degree in accounting can open a path of many career opportunities with plenty of room for advancement. Students will gain an understanding of capital markets, economic decision making, and many more skills that are in high demand. LinkedIn’s 2020 Workforce Report found a significant increase in hiring in the finance industry. Career options include staff accountant, bookkeeper, and accounting clerk.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Texas Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$84
Credits
15
Annual Tuition Total
$1,260
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$227
Credits
15
Annual Tuition Total
$3,405
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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Houston Community College
Established in 1971, Houston Community College (HCC) is a public community college in Houston, Texas.
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Accreditation
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Founded in 1895, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Its headquarters are in Decatur, Georgia.