Learn how your McMaster courses can be used towards certification!
The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has been
representing employers’ payroll interests since 1978. As the source of payroll
education and advocacy, the CPA delivers professional certification
courses, professional development seminars, and products and services that
enable payroll practitioners to enhance operations, comply with legislative
requirements and utilize emerging technologies.
McMaster University’s Payroll
Compliance Practitioner Certificate and Canadian Payroll Management Certificate, offered in affiliation
with the Canadian Payroll Association, provide learners with the opportunity to
receive McMaster University certificate, while working towards certification! A Two-In-One credential!
Gain a competitive edge on your own terms! Whether from home
or in class, our one-of-a-kind certification programs give you the knowledge
and skills employers demand. Recruiters confirm certification demonstrates your
payroll expertise and can increase your
Why Get Certified?
Increase your influence and earning potential! Employers
nationwide are looking for certified payroll professionals when hiring and
Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)
Qualified payroll professionals are in demand and PCP
certification is the foundation. Understand legislation, keep your organization
compliant, and leverage the resources and support of a community of over 43,000
Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)
Aspire to manage? CPM certification extends your reach and
elevates your career. You’ll gain comprehensive payroll compliance knowledge
and management skills that will enhance your job prospects and drive career
Find out how!
Learn more about why a career in Payroll might be right for you!
Download the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Brochure (PDF)
Download the Certified Payroll Manager Brochure (PDF)