Master of Taxation
The Master of Taxation program admits students for the fall (August) and spring (January) semesters.
Yes, many of our students work full-time while enrolled in the Master of Taxation program. Our classes begin at 4:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and do not interfere with the work day.
The Master of Taxation program can be completed in as few as 16 months or up to 5 years
Classes are offered at our Buckhead Center in the late afternoon starting at 4:30 p.m. or in the evening starting at 7:15 p.m. once a week, Monday-Thursday.
Students must complete 30 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA or higher to graduate.
There are three prerequisite courses for this program: Principles of Accounting I and II and an introductory federal taxation course. These courses are often referred to as Introduction/Principles of Managerial Accounting or Introduction/Principles of Financial Accounting.
No, the prerequisite courses do not need to be completed before you apply. The courses must be completed before the first day of the semester.
- TX 8020 – Advanced Federal Taxation
- TX 8030 – Tax Research
- TX 8040 – Tax Practice and Procedures
- TX 8120 – Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
- TX 8320 – Income Tax Accounting Periods and Methods
- TX 8080 – Taxation of Partnerships and Partners
- TX 8100 – Taxation of Property and Securities Transactions
- TX 8180 – Current Topics in Taxation
- TX 8220 – Estate/Gift Taxation and Estate Planning
- TX 8270 – State and Local Taxation
- TX 8300 – International Aspects of Taxation
- TX 8391 – Field Study in Taxation
- TX 8510 – Issues in Individual Taxation
We prefer GMAT scores, but we also will accept the GRE.
Yes, active members of the BAR and active and licensed CPAs are eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver. To be consider for a GMAT/GRE waiver, please apply to the program, and in the optional essay section, upload proof of your membership with the BAR or active CPA license.
- The online application
- The $50 application fee
- An official copy of all your university transcripts for every university you have attended
- A copy of your resume
- Two required essays
- One letter of recommendation
No, we do not require work experience to enter our program.
Studies show that undergraduate GPA and GMAT/GRE scores strongly predict the level of a student’s performance in the program, and both are significant factors in admissions decisions. Each committee member will review your entire file, including the personal statement and letters of recommendation.