Costs / Payment Options


The cost of each program is displayed on each program page; textbooks are included in the cost of Instructor-Facilitated Programs.

Payment Options

  • Pay program costs all at once through a credit card (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover), money order, or check.  
  • Excelsior College Center for Professional Development Program Payment Plan. Budget your program expenses affordably. With this automatic payment plan, you simply spread your tuition costs over four easy payments. You can choose the amount of the first payment (minimum 25% of amount due), and the balance is paid over three consecutive months. *If you miss three payment attempts, your account can be terminated.  
  • Private Loan Programs - Review options including Wells Fargo Education Collegiate Loan, Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan and CitiAssist Loan offered by Citibank to help cover 100% of your educational costs.

Please note: If you will be using military education benefits, you must follow the registration process outlined on the Military page.

New Programs

Do you only need the training for Payroll Fundamentals or Payroll Mastery?  

The Center for Professional Development now offers individual programs, for students that do not require the combination class.  

Each program is $895 and 40 clock hours.  You can locate the payroll courses in the Business section.  Our payroll programs qualify for A.P.A. CEU's for recertification. 

Contact Us


1-888-647-2388 x11-8211 
or 518-608-8211

Fax: 202-683-6139

Program Method

Open enrollment with completion times ranging from 6 to 12 months. Led by an instructor / facilitator; most programs include all materials, including textbooks.