M.S. in Taxation
The 36-credit M.S. in Taxation provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the sources of federal taxes and the ways in which to apply tax laws in all types of business scenarios. Graduates of this program greatly enhance their career options, whether they are already in a tax-related position or are in any other business venture, by gaining a solid foundation in how to comply with the rules and regulations of taxation and how to apply them.
In today’s complex world, the impact of taxation plays a crucial role in how companies structure business transactions. The M.S. in Taxation provides a body of knowledge of the principles and the doctrines of taxation that prepare graduates to participate in the business decision-making process. Whether working in private industry or public accounting, earning the M.S. in Taxation is sure to increase your value in the workplace or in the job market.
The program, which is registered with the New York State Education Department and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, stresses real-world learning that prepares you to become a knowledgeable and well-rounded tax professional. You will learn from professors who are experienced and respected professionals and who bring their day-to-day experiences to the classroom. In addition, CPAs can earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by enrolling in Graduate Taxation Courses.
Representative Career Opportunities for this Major
(Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic Occupational Outlook Handbook)