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.
The Master of Taxation curriculum consists of a set of foundation courses and a set of required taxation courses. A minimum of 30 semester credits is required for the degree. Foundation courses may be waived for those who have had recent study in the subject areas and are normally waived for current practicing CPAs. Students needing foundation level courses are recommended to take them in the summer prior to the start of the program.