College Degrees

Accounting: Taxation Master's

More specifically, a Taxation Master’s is a Master’s of Science in Taxation. Some colleges call this degree program a Master’s of Taxation. Either way, this graduate degree is for individuals who would like to pursue careers that require professional knowledge of tax law. Often, these programs require students to have an accounting degree or a business degree (students may have to prove that they have the necessary accounting prerequisite undergraduate courses). It is offered at many colleges in an online format or even as an executive degree where students only have to attend on the weekends or in the evenings.

If you want to become a “master of taxation,” then the Taxation Master’s program is probably a great degree path for you. The objective of this program is to give students a thorough understanding of the Internal Revenue Code of United States law, as well as tax regulations. As you probably know, this is an extremely complex and often times confusing body of legislation. Hence, the need for taxation specialists at businesses, as well as for individuals in the depths of their own tax nightmares. Depending on the college, this degree may also prepare students for taking the Certified Public Accounting exam.

Example Courses

  • Tax Practices, Procedures, and Ethics
  • Taxation of Distressed Entities
  • Data Analysis and Decisions

Potential Industries

  • Auditing
  • Financial Analysisg
  • Taxes

Colleges Offering Degree

  • Northeastern University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • University of Baltimore

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