Earning your CPM designation requires the completion of two core payroll courses, three transfer credits and two years of related work experience. To both earn and maintain a designation, you also have to be a member of the National Payroll Institute with a PCP designation.
These rigorous academic requirements ensure that a CPM designation delivers the learning you need, and that employers can trust that those with the designation are ready for a management position. All requirements much be completed within five years.
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