The ideal career is steps away. 

Enrolled agents are highly respected and will always be in demand, making it an ideal career match for any person who’s motivated, wants to help people, and is looking for unlimited growth potential. 

 NAEA and Surgent EA Review have teamed up to create the Pathway to EA™ Program initiative, an end- to-end program which provides support for today’s and tomorrow’s tax preparers to enhance their careers by earning the enrolled agent credential. The Pathway to EA Program is designed to streamline the exam prep process to help you study smarter and be more likely to pass. Find out how we can help you. 


Thanks to this partnership, colleges and universities across the country can leverage Surgent’s best-in-class curriculum solutions tool, UniversityPASS, to equip their students with the tools and knowledge they need to pass the IRS Special Enrollment Exam (SEE) and earn the Enrolled Agent credential. 

UniversityPASS benefits: 


  • Up-to-date, exam-aligned study content 
  • Comprehensive, easy-to-digest information 
  • Proven to increase comprehension and pass rates 


  • Easily create quizzes, exams, and assignments 
  • Monitor and export results to an LMS 
  • Course set up in just minutes with pre-built course templates 
  • Free access for professors! In addition, Surgent CPE access (a $799 value) is available at a deeply discounted rate (or even free!) for participating institutions. 


  • Impressive credentialing exam pass rates make it easy for department heads to quantify their programs’ effectiveness 
  • Software includes robust assessment tools to measure students’ pre- and post-course knowledge 
  • Proven to increase pass rates in least amount of time, compared to competitors 

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