Villanova University, a leader in continuing education is proud to partner with the American Payroll Association in offering the premier payroll designation in the country. Villanova University’s PayTrain® Level 1 and PayTrain® Level 2 courses are designed to increase your payroll knowledge and prepare professionals for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam and/or the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam.
Comprised of two professional development courses: PayTrain Level 1 - Fundamentals and Paytrain Level 2 - Mastery, the PayTrain® College & University Program is designed for all levels of payroll administration. Courses consist of online modules which are supplemented with weekly live, virtual instructor-led sessions. Enrollees in the course receive an online assessment of current knowledge, course materials and access to interactive online games and applications to reinforce topics learned.
To complete the Payroll Certificate Program through Villanova's College of Professional Studies and earn a certificate of program completion, students must complete both courses:
Courses can be taken individually and not as part of the program, however students are encouraged to check any benefit restrictions from corporations, agencies and/or organizations from which they are receiving tuition assistance.
HR professionals who are PHR/SPHR certified can earn 30 recertification hours with the HR Certification Institute by enrolling in Payroll Level 1 - Fundamentals.