Enrolled Agent Specialization

The Enrolled Agent (EA) Program covers primary aspects of tax preparation procedures and regulations with an emphasis on career entry and advancement through attaining the Enrolled Agent certification. The target audience for this specialization will be current tax preparers who have a desire for expanding their practice by becoming an EA, as well as those considering a career transition into tax preparation, ranging from recent community college graduates to retirees looking for a viable encore career.

The 4-course Enrolled Agent Program can be completed within 6 months, and consists of one tax preparation foundation course and the current 3-part Enrolled Agent Review program which has been successfully offered by UCLA Extension over many years. Students completing the Enrolled Agent Program will be ready to sit for the Enrolled Agent certification examination.

All students completing this program also will receive an Award of Completion. 

Program Curriculum

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Required Courses (All courses required)

822.12 Fundamentals of Tax Preparation
822.22A Enrolled Agent Examination Preparation: Individuals
822.22B Enrolled Agent Examination Preparation: Businesses
822.22D Enrolled Agent Examination Preparation: Representation, Practice, and Procedures
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Program Requirements

Students must:

  • Submit an Application for Candidacy with a non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • Complete all courses within five years.
  • Students with prior tax preparation experience may be able to waive MGMT 822.12 Fundamentals of Tax Preparation

Available Discounts

Discounts are available to employers who register 3 or more of their employees in a course.  View additional discounts

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