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Accounting: Enrolled Agent


Prepare for a career as an Enrolled Agent by gaining the practical skills needed to take the IRS Special Enrollment Examination (SEE), a three-part exam that a student must successfully pass to receive the IRS Enrolled Agent certification. An enrolled agent is certified by the IRS to perform income tax preparation and provide representation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, and trusts.

Program/Major Codes: CRTACE/ACE

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Seek employment as an Enrolled Agent (EA), 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.

Academic Options: Continue your studies by taking classes toward an Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree or explore other business transfer options.

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Program Requirements 2018-2019

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