Accounting studies how businesses track their income and assets over time. Accountants do such things as prepare financial statements, record business transactions, help plan for business growth and more. Accounting is an extremely diversified field of study and benefits all business degree paths. If you want to know how a business works and enjoy work that can grow and change with you, consider a certificate or degree in accounting.
The Accounting Certificate teaches the aspects of proper bookkeeping. All courses that a student takes in the certificate apply to the degree program. A bookkeeper's job responsibilities are to maintain records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance.
An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels – examination, collection and appeals – of the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to taxpayer representation, enrolled agents often provide tax consultation services and prepare a wide range of federal and state returns.