JD/MTax Waiver Exams

Waiver exams are available for the following foundation course in the JD/MTax program:

6200:601 Financial Accounting

They are provided as a courtesy to graduate students admitted to our programs and give students an opportunity to document their knowledge of the basic areas within the foundation-level courses. They are offered at various times throughout the year.

Typically, a student who is a practicing CPA can expect to have all of the foundation courses in the Master of Taxation program waived.

In order to take a waiver exam, you must meet the requirements below and follow all waiver exam procedures.

  1. You must be admitted to the JD/MTax program.
    • We do not permit applicants to take waiver exams. You must be admitted to a program to take waiver exams.
    • Waiver exams are not available to students who are in non-degree programs of study or in graduate certificate programs.
  2. You must have taken at least one graduate-level business class in the JD/MTax program prior to taking a waiver exam.

  3. You must register to take the exam at least two weeks prior to the date of the exam. You must also pay a $100 fee per waiver exam at least one week prior to the exam date.

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