Complete the program entirely in-person, entirely online*
or choose a combination of both formats.
In-person offerings will include a mixture of
lecture and experiential learning activities, such as case studies,
presentations, individual and group work, mid-term and final examinations.
Online delivery will use primarily
asynchronous activities designed to present the fundamental concepts and
theories in payroll and promote the application to the workplace and
professional practice. Course activities will include instructor video
lecture/presentations, discussion board topics, web-based learning activities,
as well as, experiential learning activities (i.e. case studies, group
All courses (in-person and online) have a final
*PAY 101, PAY 102, PAY 103, PAY 201 (formerly CPM 101)
& PAY 202 (formerly CPM 102) equivalencies may be taken online with CPA and
applied to the McMaster PCP or CPM certificate
by transfer credit.
Available Course Formats: