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Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

Students earn their MS in Taxation degree by completing a minimum of 45 credits, normally 12 courses.​  Eight courses are required with additional courses chosen from a list of tax electives.   

Prerequisite Courses

Students are expected to have completed Principles of Accounting ACC 500 and one introductory tax course ACC 548 prior to beginning the program.

Required Courses

The following eight courses are required:

​Tax Electives​

Choose from among the following tax courses to reach 45 credits total to complete the program:

Degree Requirements 

  • Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.

  • Satisfactory completion of 45 credit hours applicable to the degree.

  • All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed with satisfactory grades within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.  After a lapse of six years a course is expired.  An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written permission of the faculty program director or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.​​​

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