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JD/MTax Program Structure

Additional Information

Foundation Courses — 6 credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:531 Business Entity Taxation 3
9200:640 Individual Taxation 3
Required Courses — 24 credits
6200:628 Tax Research 3
9200:641 Corporate Taxation I (Required in the School of Law.) 3
6200:641 Taxation of Partnerships 3
6200:642 Corporate Taxation 3
6200:643 Tax Accounting 3
6200:648 Tax Policy & Ethics 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 (6 credits):
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
9200:684 Mergers & Acquisitions 3
Accounting Courses that may be used as elective courses:
6200:615 Professional Colloquium I 3
6200:629 Tax Crimes and Forensics 3
6200:633 Estate and Gift Tax 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

  • August 1 for Fall enrollment
  • December 1 for Spring enrollment
  • May 1 for Summer enrollment

International Student Applications

It is recommended that international students apply six weeks 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 Degree Progress Report (DPR) in My Akron for your program requirements.