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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.

Additional Information

Foundation Courses — 6 credits

6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:627 Survey of Federal Taxation 3
Core Courses — 24 credits
6200:628 Tax Research 3
6200:631 Corporate Taxation I 3
6200:641 Taxation of Partnerships 3
6200:642 Corporate Taxation II 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
6200:629 Tax Crimes and Forensics 3
6200:633 Estate and Gift Taxation 3
6200:644 Income Taxation of Decedents, Trusts, and Estates 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
6200:693 Selected Topics in Taxation : Mergers and Acquisitions 3
6200:662 S Corporations Taxation 3
Total Credit Hours  30-36

Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred) or GRE, LSAT, PCAT, or MCAT scores. Test waivers may be granted for students holding an advanced degree or those with three or more years of work experience beyond conferral of the bachelor's degree. Contact the Graduate Programs Office in the College of Business Administration for waiver request process.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

  • August 1 for Fall enrollment
  • December 1 for Spring enrollment
  • May 1 for Summer enrollment (preferred for students without pre-tax requirements)

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 UA Immigration Services in the International Center, Buchtel Hall. Proof of English Proficiency is required by producing an acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score.

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