M.S. in TaxationA collaborative program with the University of Baltimore School of Law
Since its inception in 1987, hundreds of professionals have benefited from the advanced tax training provided by this graduate program, the first and only one of its kind in Maryland.
The Master of Science in Taxation program was created in response to the increasing complexity of the field and its critical impact on the effective management of business, financial, industrial, governmental and nonprofit organizations. The program not only prepares students for careers as professional tax advisers, but also sharpens their knowledge and skills through a sophisticated, challenging educational environment.
30 credits in tax courses and up to 10.5 credits in accounting foundation coursework for students without a qualifying undergraduate background.
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Courses are available online in real-time or in-person on campus. Other fees
Fall: Aug. 15; Spring: Jan. 1; Summer: May 1.
Tuition is $1,019 per credit for both in-and out-of-state.
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Our students benefit from the caliber of their classmates, most of whom are working professionals seeking career enhancement or advancement. The courses are geared toward tax advisers in the legal and accounting professions and those who are involved in developing fiscal policy and managing public and nonprofit organizations.
The Master of Science in Taxation program fulfills the 150 hour education requirement for a Certified Public Accountant license in Maryland.
Your application will be accepted on a rolling basis but you can use these dates as a guide.
- Fall: July 1
- Spring: Dec. 1
- With the exception of courses offered by the Merrick School of Business, taxation courses will follow the University of Baltimore School of Law academic calendar.
Admission will be offered depending on availability of space, strength of your credentials and sufficiency of time for processing.
Questions? Contact an admission counselor at 410.837.4777 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Merrick School of Business has several program offerings for graduate students.
Master's Degree Programs
M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services (offered jointly with Towson University's College of Business and Economics)
M.S. in Business-Finance (A STEM designated program)
M.S in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship (offered jointly with UBalt's College of Public Affairs)
M.S. in Taxation (offered jointly with UBalt's School of Law)
Graduate Certificate Programs
The following post-baccalaureate certificates are linked to the MBA program.
The following post-baccalaureate certificates are linked to the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program.
Master's Advantage (a post-graduate, non-degree program)