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Taxation Certificate

  • Delivery: 
    Fully Online
  • Cost: 
    $436.54 per credit
  • Total credits: 
    12
  • Credential: 
    Undergrad Certificate
  • Application deadlines: 
    August 12 for fall; December 23 for spring
  • Campus: 
    Crookston
  • Department: 
    Admissions

The Taxation Certificate introduces students to a variety of taxes, including individual, farm, business, trusts, estates, payroll, estate, etc. It appeals to nonlicensed paid preparers, as well as individuals interested in a new career as a tax preparer. Students take classes in income tax, tax preparation, and accounting systems. The certificate also prepares students to sit for the registered tax return preparer competency test certificate.

Certifications

Upon completion of the program, a graduate may choose to take any of the following certifications:

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
The CIA designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field. 

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
The CMA credential is the advanced professional certification that demonstrates your command of the critical accounting and financial management skills demanded by today’s dynamic businesses. 

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
CPAs can work for any sized accounting firm, specializing in such areas as audit, tax, or management consulting. The same holds true in business and industry, where you can find a career in areas such as financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, financial analysis, and treasury/cash management.

Professional Licensing Boards

Requirements for licensure vary from state to state. Check with the appropriate licensing body in the state where you intend to practice.