Accounting Enrolled Agent Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. 520302


Location: PCC Downtown Campus, Tucson, AZ,

A. Course Objective:
Description: 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.
Competencies to be achieved: Upon successful completion of the Accounting Enrolled Agent Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
o Analyze basic tax information and prepare tax returns for related to individual, corporation, and partnership taxation.
o Possess the basic tax knowledge foundation to build upon to pursue a career as a tax preparer or an EA.
o Use accounting software to carry out job functions.
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Each course has a required textbook indicated in the course syllabus. For information contact program:

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition)
For information contact program: 520-206-7145
• Paper
• Writing implements; ballpoint pen
• Calculator

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification: Sharon Macias;; 520-724-7653

F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Fingerprinting and criminal background information may be a part of many state and federal licensing and certification processes.
• Other requirements needed: N/A
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: No,
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes,
Career Pathway: Continue studies by taking classes toward an Accounting Associate AAS degree or explore other business transfer options.
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Training is recognized in other geographic areas.
• Accredited Curriculum:
(This is referring to the course being accredited,
not the test or school)
Yes or No: The courses in this award are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, but not by a separate accrediting agency.
Accrediting Agency and link to website:
J. Credential Attainment Rate: TBD Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Pima Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

Pima Community College Downtown Campus

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Name of Credential

Accounting Enrolled Agent Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,400.00 Books

In-State/District Tuition

$1,392.00 Tuition

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$4,936.00 Out of State Tuition

Registration Fee

$118.00 Ea Sem $15 + Stud Serv & Tech Fee ea crd $3; $2.50

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$200.00 Supplies

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

13-2081.00Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$23.95 per hour
Required Certification: High school diploma /equivalent; Bachelors Degree
43-4061.00Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$15.14 per hour
Required Certification: High School Diploma/equivalent; some college

Provider Status



Various PCC Campus Locations, Tucson, Arizona 85709

Phone Number

(520) 206-4737

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 23, 2022


Jun 11, 2019


Apr 20, 2022