Enroll in the Region's Only Master of Taxation (MTax) Program -- Classroom Option

The Master of Taxation (MTax) Program is a 30-36 credit professional degree designed to provide intensive training for individuals planning to enter the tax field and for experienced accountants and attorneys.

MTax Program Highlights

  • Complete the MTax degree in 21 months by attending classes one evening per week throughout most of the program. Classes start at 5:20 p.m. and end by 10:50 p.m. Entrance exam (GMAT) is not required for practicing CPAs or for attorneys with at least two years of experience.
  • Curriculum includes 24 credits of required taxation courses and 6 credits of taxation electives.

MTax Foundation Courses (6 credits)

For Students With Non-business Undergraduate Degrees Summer Sessions

Students without an accounting or tax background should begin the program in the summer semester prior to starting the MTax program by enrolling in a financial accounting and basic tax course to gain the requisite background to be successful in the program. We recommend the summer before start of the program so you do not delay graduation. The following Foundation/Pre-Tax courses are offered at UA:

Foundation Courses - 6 credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting (3 credits)
6200:627 Federal Taxation (3 credits)
Core Courses - 24 credits
6200:628 Tax Research (3 credits)
6200:631 Corporate Taxation I (3 credits)
6200:632 Taxation of Transactions in Property (3 credits)
OR
9200:721 Tax of Intellectual Property (3 credits)
6200:641 Taxation of Partnerships (3 credits)
6200:643 Tax Accounting (3 credits)
6200:648 Tax Practice and Procedure (3 credits)
6200:649 State and Local Taxation (3 credits)
6200:651 International Taxation (3 credits)
     
Elective Courses - 6 credits
6200:629 Tax Crimes and Forensics (3 credits)
6200:633 Estate and Gift Tax (3 credits)
6200:642 Corporate Taxation II (3 credits)
6200:644 Income Taxation of Decedents, Estates and Trusts (3 credits)
6200:645 Advanced Individual Taxation (3 credits)
6200:646 Consolidated Tax Returns (3 credits)
6200:647 Qualified Pension and Profit-Sharing Plans (3 credits)
6200:650 Estate Planning (3 credits)
6200:662 S Corporations Taxation (3 credits)
6200:693 Selected Topics in Taxation: Mergers and Acquisitions (3 credits)

Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DARS in My Akron for your program requirements.