JD/MTax Program Structure

Additional Information

Foundation Courses —6 credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:627 Federal Taxation 3
Required Courses —24 credits
6200:628 Basic Tax Research 3
6200:631 Corporate Taxation I 3
6200:632
 -OR-
9200:721
Taxation of Transactions in Property

Tax of Intellectual Property
3

3
6200:641 Taxation of Partnerships 3
6200:643 Tax Accounting 3
6200:648 Tax Practice and Procedure 3
6200:649 State and Local Taxation 3
6200:651 International Taxation 3
Elective Courses —6 credits
Courses that will transfer as MTax elective courses:
9200:639 Estate and Gift Taxation 3
9200:645 Non-profit Tax Entities 3
9200:675 Special Problems in Estate Planning 3
9200:680 Qualified Pension and Profit Sharing Plans 3
9200:684 Entities 3
9200:685 Wills, Trusts, and Estates I 3
9200:686 Wills, Trusts, and Estates II 3
9200:684 Mergers & Acquisitions 3
Accounting Courses that may be used as elective courses:
6200:633 Estate and Gift Tax 3
6200:642 Corporate Taxation II 3
6200:644 Income Taxation of Decedents, Estates and Trusts 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
6200:662 S Corporations Taxation 3
6200:693 Selected Topics in Taxation: Mergers and Acquisitions 3
Total Credit Hours 30-48

Admission Requirements

In order to pursue the JD/MTax cooperative program, the student must apply to, and be accepted by, both the School of Law and the College of Business Administration. Students should apply to the School of Law first. Once accepted the student can then use their LSAT in place of the GMAT for their College of Business Administration application. The student should contact each college independently for information concerning admission criteria and procedures. Individuals with baccalaureate degrees in any field of study are eligible to apply for a joint program.

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

International Student Applications

It is 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.

The School of Law should be contacted for its application deadline information.

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.