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Why Enrolled Agent?

Enrolled Agents (EAs) are America’s tax experts. EAs are the only federally licensed tax professionals who also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.

Heartland offers two certificate options to prepare for a career as an Enrolled Agent.

Enrolled Agent Certificate (10 credit hours)

Students completing this certificate are prepared to sit for the industry-recognized Enrolled Agent certification.

Paraprofessional Accounting Assistant (22 credit hours)

Students completing this certificate are prepared to sit for the industry-recognized Enrolled Agent certification and Certified Professional Bookkeeper exam.

Why Heartland?

Upon completion of the Enrolled Agent Certificate and passage of certification exam you can expect to obtain entry-level employment as a:

  • Tax preparer

Upon completion of the Paraprofessional Accounting Assistant Certificate and passage of certification exams you can expect to obtain entry-level employment as a(n):

  • Tax preparer
  • Accounting assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial assistant

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Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit heartland.edu/application to apply today!