Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Payroll Certification

Detailed Course Description

  • Payroll and Personnel Records
  • Computing Wages and Salary
  • Social Security Taxes
  • Income Tax Withholding
  • Unemployment Compensation Taxes
  • Analyzing and Journalizing Payroll Transactions

Advance your career by gaining this valuable payroll certification. Learn core payroll concepts, compliances, principles of calculations, accounting, management and administration, and much more. You, the student, will obtain the certification by passing the Uniform Payroll Certification Examination.

Uniform Payroll Certification Examination

The Exam is an online examination used to test the student/candidate’s bookkeeping competency, It consists of 50 multiple choice questions and simulations. You may request access to the Exam via email or telephone during normal NBA business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MT and you will receive an email with a link to the Exam. You have 24 hours to take and submit the Exam for grading and the Exam is “open-book”. To pass the Exam, you must receive a minimum of 80% on the Exam. Exam results are made available to you within 24 hours. If necessary, you must wait one full week to retake the Exam.

Begins Spring 2015: 


March 25, 2015

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Course Contact Hours: 42 Hours

Student Tuition: $400

Note: The tuition includes the examination fee. The books will cost an additional $235.

Please contact Texas A&M University - Kingsville @ 361-593-4261 to register and find out more! 


This page was last updated on: November 05, 2014