Master of Taxation
The Master of Taxation program admits students for the fall (August) semester only.
Yes, many of our students work full-time while enrolled in the Master of Taxation program. Our classes are offered fully online and do not interfere with the workday.
The Master of Taxation program can be completed in as few as 16 months or up to 24 months.
Classes are offered fully online in the evening
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.
7 courses | 21 hours
- TX 8020 – Advanced Federal Taxation (3 hours)
- TX 8030 – Tax Research (3 hours)
- TX 8040 – Tax Practice and Procedures (3 hours)
- TX 8120 – Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders (3 hours)
- TX 8320 – Accounting for Income Taxes (3 hours)
- TX 8080 – Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (3 hours) TX
- TX 8100 – Taxation of Property and Securities Transactions
- TX 8180 – Current Topics in Taxation
- TX 8270 – State and Local Taxation
- TX 8300 – International Taxation
- TX 8391 – Field Study in Taxation
- TX 8510 – Issues in Individual Taxation
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
- Personal statement
- Letters of recommendation are optional
- Video Interview
No, we do not require work experience to enter our program.
The admissions committee reviews each application holistically. Therefore, the combination of test score, GPA, work experience, and letters of recommendation will all be considered.
Yes, this program does offer merit based scholarships as well as Graduate Research Assistant positions to help offset the program costs. Typically, a strong GMAT or GRE score as well as a solid academic background are necessary to be considered for one of these opportunities. Faculty in this program try to award opportunities to all eligible applicants to the program. However, this is not a guarantee that you will receive one.