Master of Taxation

Master of Taxation

The Master of Taxation Program is a professional degree designed to provide intensive training for individuals planning to enter the field and for experienced accountants and attorneys.

The program provides a framework of conceptual, technical and professional knowledge that will assist students in developing expertise needed to examine and understand many aspects of the tax structure. Through an integrated curriculum with emphasis on tax concepts, substantive knowledge of federal and state taxation, tax research, communication skills, and tax planning. Students will develop an ability to identify and solve tax problems.


Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred - may be waived for CPAs, CMAs, CIAs, or attorneys who have successfully passed the bar exam and have two years of work experience)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment (preferred for students without pre-tax requirements)

It s recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.


Additional Information

Foundation Courses

 

6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:627 Survey of Federal Taxation 3
Total Foundation Credits  6
Core Courses - 24 credits
6200:628 Tax Research 3
6200:631 Corporate Taxation I 3
6200:632 Taxation of Transactions in Property 3
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9200:721 Tax. of Intellectual Property 3
6200:641 Taxation of Partnerships 3
6200:648 Tax Practice and Procedures 3
6200:643 Tax Accounting 3
6200:649 State and Local Taxation 3
6200:651 International Taxation 3
Total Required Credits 24
Elective Courses - 6 credits
6200:642 Corporate Taxation II 3
6200:633 Estate and Gift Tax 3
6200:644 Income Taxation of Decedents, Trusts, and ... 3
6200:645 Advanced Individual Taxation 3
6200:646 Consolidated Tax Returns 3
6200:647 Qualified Pension and Profit-Sharing Plans 3
6200:650 Estate Planning 3
6200:693 Selected Topics in Taxation : Mergers and Acquisitions 3
6200:662 S Corporations Taxation 3
Total Program Credits  30-36

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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