Students also gain experience by participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) program of the Internal Revenue Service and are prepared to pass the VITA Basic Level certification test.
This certificate program does not include cooperative education.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Prepare federal, state, and local tax returns
- Prepare forms required for trusts, estates, and nonprofit organizations
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Tax Preparer
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Gainful Employment Data
Effective 2017-2018 academic year
Tax Practitioner Certificate (TXPC)
|ACC 101||Financial Accounting||2||2||3|
|ACC 175||Federal Taxation: Individuals||3||0||3|
|LAW 101||Business Law||3||0||3|
|IM 111||Computer Applications 1||2||3||3|
|ACC 180||Federal Taxation: Business||3||0||3|
|ACC 185||State and Local Taxation||3||0||3|
|ACC 221||Volunteer Income Tax Assistant 1||2||2||3|
|IM 120||Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel||2||3||3|
& ACC 122
|Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 1
and Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 2 *
|ACC 222||Volunteer Income Tax Assistant 2||1||4||3|
|ACC 250||Advanced Taxation||3||0||3|
These 7-week courses are offered consecutively during the same semester.
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Michele Geers, CPA