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tax preparer assistant certificate


    Program Number: 61-101-2
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
    This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    The Tax Preparer Assistant Certificate prepares students for an entry-level position in the specialized area of tax preparation in an organization that focuses on individual tax planning and preparation. Students will be trained to provide excellent customer service, identify information and forms necessary to complete tax returns, prepare individual income tax returns and supporting forms, and analyze potential tax consequences or savings for the client. All courses in this certificate directly transfer into the Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma and Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree.

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Tax Preparer Assistant

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    101-112 Accounting 1 4
    101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting 3
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    Total 8
    Semester 2
    101-123 Income Tax Accounting 3
    Total 3
    Total Credits 11

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.