Tax Preparation Specialist

Certificate Program
TPS1

Program Description
The tax preparation specialist technical certificate is designed to provide entry-level skills for tax preparers. Topics include: principles of accounting, tax accounting, business calculators, mathematics and basic computer skills. This certificate does not qualify for financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements. (Program Length: 2 Semesters)

Employment Opportunities
Accounting clerk, bookkeeper

Gainful Employment


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS
Essential Technical Courses  
15
First Year Experience

FYES 1000

2

Financial Accounting I

ACCT 1100

4

Individual Tax Accounting

ACCT 1125

3

Business Tax Accounting

ACCT 2120

3

Elective(s)

ACCT xxxx

3

  Total Hours
15

Elective(s): any ACCT, BAFN 1100, BAFN 2200

**Suggested First Semester classes: FYES 1000, ACCT 1100, and ACCT 1125