Tax Specialist, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #0037

Effective May 2020

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The Tax Specialist Certificate prepares graduates for employment in tax preparation in the public, private and governmental sectors.  The certificate integrates software and technology with tax theory.

Short-term Certificates contain basic academic and technical courses that are designed for entry-level employment situations. Some occupations or employers require an associate degree or higher. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
ACTG 267 FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-INDIVIDUAL 3 4
 Hours12
Spring Semester
CISS 212 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 2 3
ACTG 268 FEDERAL INCOME TAX PROCEDURES-BUSINESS ENTITIES 2 4
 Hours7
 Total Hours19

This short-term technical certificate contains basic academic and technical courses that are designed for entry-level employment situations. Some occupations or employers require an associate degree or higher.

Program Contact(s):

Gerald McFadden
440-366-7473
gmcfadden@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate foundational knowledge of the United States tax system, law and procedures.