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Accounting - Enrolled Agent


Get the training you need to become an Enrolled Agent. Enrolled Agent status is the highest credential the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) awards. An Enrolled Agent is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers.

Having earned a nationally recognized certification confirming competency in tax matters and professional ethics, Enrolled Agents can start their own tax practice or seek a career with accounting firms, law firms, corporate accounting departments, state departments of revenue, investment firms, banks, or private practices. 

Pima’s Enrolled Agent program prepares you to sit for the IRS Special Enrollment Examination (SEE).

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694
Department Head: 520.206.2298
Information Sessions

Program Information

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Semester Pathways


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Tax Preparer $33,662

Academic Options

Continue your studies at Pima by taking classes toward an Accounting AAS or explore other business programs. 

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Name Credits
ACC 204 Individual Tax Accounting 3
ACC 205 Corporate and Partnership Tax Accounting 4
ACC 206 Topics in Tax Accounting 3
ACC 207 IRS Enrolled Agent Exam 3
ACC 292 Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Field Experience  3
Subtotal 16

Program/Major Codes: CRTACE/ACE
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