Master of Taxation
The Master of Taxation program is designed to give aspiring lawyers the ability to be savvy in not only a law office but also an accounting office. Lawyers who earn a Master of Taxation from Robinson will be better suited to serve the diverse legal and tax needs of their clients. Lawyers who hold this degree will possess a skill set that complements their LLM background. Established attorneys who are in good standing with the bar may be admitted into the Master of Taxation program.
3 Electives from the following:
- TX 8030 – Tax Research
- TX 8040 – Tax Practice and Procedures
- TX 8120 – Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
- TX 8320 – Accounting for Income Taxes
- TX 8080 – Taxation of Partnerships and Partners
- TX 8800 – Tax Analytics
If the student is not be a member of the bar, 12 hours of tax-related courses from the JD program can be applied to the Master of Taxation degree. Students will not need to complete any additional Master of Taxation electives.
If the student is a member of the bar and the courses were completed within the last five years, six hours of tax-related courses from the JD program can be applied to the Master of Taxation degree. Students will need to complete two additional Master of Taxation electives.
- This is not a joint program with the College of Law.
- No Master of Taxation courses can be applied to the JD program, and the two degrees cannot be completed concurrently.
- Your bar number waives the GMAT/GRE requirement.
- This is not a waiver for foundational coursework listed in the graduate catalog. (Principles of Accounting I and II are required, but Intermediate Accounting is not required.)