Award: Career Certificate
Pathway to associate degree: Accounting (ACAAS)
Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, Sarpy Center, South Omaha Campus, Online
Graduation Requirements: 27.0 credit hrs.
The Tax Specialist Career Certificate teaches students the principles of accounting and the concepts of payroll and tax preparation. For over 100 years, the U.S. Tax Code has changed and adapted. Tax Preparation is a dynamic field that allows students to engage with customers and utilize accounting skills to prepare individual and small business tax returns. The skills taught in the Tax Specialist Career Certificate prepare students for positions with tax preparation services or in support positions in small to medium-sized businesses. This Tax Specialist Career Certificate program may be useful to students who are interested in preparing their tax returns each year or who wish to become professional tax accountants. Students may use this career certificate as a pathway to further education in accounting or business administration.