Master of Science in Taxation for Working Professionals

The MS in Taxation program at Irvine is an accelerated, part-time program tailored for the working tax professional who is looking to advance their career. By completing one class per eight-week term, it is possible to complete the program in two years. Develop your knowledge of taxation concepts to advance your degree and career to the next level.

GMAT waived for professionals who hold a CPA

GMAT waived for professionals who hold a CPA

No classes during tax season

No classes during tax season

Dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting

Dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting

Fall and spring admission

Fall and spring admission

Irvine campus

Irvine campus

8 week courses

8 week courses

2-3 year program

2-3 year program

Evening Classes

Evening classes

Key Features:

  • Acquire advanced tax knowledge, including the ethical responsibilities of the profession.
  • Break from the end of February to April to accommodate tax season.
  • Gain advanced research skills.
  • Enhance your written and oral communication skills.
  • Learn how to work effectively as part of a team.

Curriculum

As an MS in Taxation student, you will be required to complete 30 units of coursework with a minimum GPA of 3.0 Additional prerequisite coursework may be required. Please visit the University Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisites.

Prerequisites and Admission Requirements

The taxation department requires:

  • GMAT exam (waived for professionals who hold a CPA)
  • Professional résumé
  • Statement of purpose
  • Leadership and creativity statement
  • Official transcripts
 Last Published 10/11/17