Top Masters in Taxation Programs: List of Schools
Many master's programs in taxation are geared toward accounting professionals with some work experience. These programs may offer evening and weekend classes as an alternative to a full-time course load. Law students interested in taxation may also receive graduate level training through degree programs leading to a Juris Doctor or a Master of Laws.
Top Master's Programs in Taxation
1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a public research university established in 1867. U.S. News & World Report ranked the school 39th in its 2010 list of best national universities.
The College of Business offers an executive-style Master of Science (M.S.) in Taxation program for working professionals. Applicants must have two years of work experience to enroll in this evening and weekend program. Students study such subjects as taxation of partnerships and corporations, tax policy, tax decision-making and financial statements analysis. The College of Business was fourth in U.S. News & World Report's 2010 ranking of the best graduate business schools for accounting.
- Address: 601 E. John St., Champaign, IL 61820
- Phone Number: (217) 333-1000
2. University of Denver in Colorado
The University of Denver is a private research institution of higher learning with approximately 11,300 undergraduate and graduate students. The school was included in The Princeton Review's Best Colleges in the West list and was ranked in the fourth tier of national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2010.
The graduate tax program at the Daniels College of Business is designed for students in both accounting and law. Candidates of both backgrounds take the same courses, which are directly based on policies of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. Upon completion of the program, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) is awarded to graduate law students, while a Master of Taxation (M.T.) is awarded to all other graduates. A dual degree program is offered jointly with the university's Sturm College of Law, in which students may earn a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and an LL.M. concurrently.
- Address: 2199 S. University Blvd., Denver, CO 80208
- Phone Number: (303) 871-2000
List of Good Schools with Graduate Taxation Programs
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Arizona State University||67,082||Tempe, AZ 85287||(480) 965-9011|
|University of Minnesota - Twin Cities||51,140||100 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455||(612) 625-5000|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||43,246||601 E. John St., Champaign, IL 61820||(217) 333-1000|
|California State University - Fullerton||36,996||800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831||(657) 278-2011|
|University of Southern California||33,747||University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089||(213) 740-2311|
|Virginia Commonwealth University||32,044||910 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23284||(804) 828-0100|
|The University of Texas at San Antonio||28,413||One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249||(210) 458-4011|
|Northeastern University||25,837||360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115||(617) 373-2000|
|The University of Texas at Arlington||25,084||701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76013||(817) 272-2011|
|DePaul University||24,352||55 E. Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604||(312) 362-8000|
|SUNY at Albany||18,204||1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222||(518) 442-3300|
|Mississippi State University||17,824||Mississippi State, MS 39762||(662) 325-2323|
|CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College||16,321||One Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010||(646) 312-1000|
|University of Miami||15,323||Coral Gables, FL 33124||(305) 284-2211|
|University of Mississippi - Main Campus||15,289||University, Mississippi 38677-1848||(662) 915-7211|
|Baylor University||14,541||500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798||(254) 710-1011|
|American University||11,684||4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016||(202) 885-1000|
|University of Denver||11,328||2199 S. University Blvd., Denver, CO 80208||(303) 871-2000|
|University of Baltimore||5,843||1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201||(410) 837-4200|
|Philadelphia University||3,360||4201 Henry Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19144||(215) 951-2700|
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