Certificate of Completion in Enrolled Agent

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Enrolled Agent

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management


Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses in the program. Consultation with an Academic Advisor is recommended for course selection. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program internship is only available in the spring semester- Contact a program adviser for more information.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Enrolled Agent program helps to prepare students for the Enrolled Agent Examination. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enrolled Agent credential allows tax practitioners to represent taxpayers before the IRS when it comes to collections, audits, and appeals. Enrolled Agents' expertise in the continually changing field of taxation enables them to effectively represent taxpayers at all administrative levels within the IRS. Students who successfully complete this CCL may also seek employment as tax preparers.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Apply accounting principles to report the financial position of an organization, prepare taxation reporting, and compliance.
  2. Prepare taxpayers case for examination.
  3. Apply current technology to specific business tasks.
  4. Evaluate the legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies.
  5. Apply principles and practices of accounting to analyze and interpret general purpose financial statements.
  6. Apply basic rules of financial accounting to business transactions.
  7. Apply appropriate procedures to prepare individual, partnership, and corporate taxes, including tax reporting for income, payroll, sales, and personal property.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of compliance in accounting, reporting and tax.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) OR
ACC211Financial Accounting (3)3
ACC121Income Tax Preparation3
ACC221Tax Accounting3
ACC224Tax Practice Administration and Business Entity Analysis3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3

Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Students should select 2-3 credits from the list below:
ACC105Payroll, Sales and Property Taxes3
ACC112Accounting Principles II3
ACC115Computerized Accounting3
ACC222Payroll Accounting3
ACC230Uses of Accounting Information I3
ACC270ABAccounting Internship2
ACC270ACAccounting Internship3

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

Click here for MCC’s easy-to-use Enrollment Steps.

Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.


All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Enrolled Agent (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=140542).

Major: 5958
First Term: Fall 2020
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 17-18
CIPS code: 52.0301
SOC codes: 13-2081.00, 13-2082.00
Initiating College:
Program Availability: - CG EM GC GW MC PC PV RS SC SM
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: