12 months
14000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Taxation program from Grand Valley State University offers students who are interested in becoming tax specialists an intensive, concentrated learning experience that will explore the essential aspects of taxation and permit an in-depth investigation in areas of interest.


Key facts

Why Study Taxation at Grand Valley State University?

  • Connected. Faculty consult with firms and meet regularly with the Accounting Advisory Board, which includes partners of West Michigan firms and business leaders.
  • Flexible. Students can pursue the degree part time or fast track their studies.
  • Accessible. The Robert C. Pew campus brings students to the heart of the business center of downtown Grand Rapids.
  • Strategic. Students will examine substantive tax law and enhance their analytical and research skills.

Career Options

The program was created in response to the need for skilled tax professionals by:

  • Accountants
  • Attorneys
  • Government auditors
  • Industrial personnel

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics for Accountants  
  • Tax Research and Writing 
  • Corporate Tax
  • Estate, Gift, and Trust 
  • Partnership Taxation 
  • Taxation Problems, Planning, and Current Issues 
  • Sales, Exchanges, and Other Property Dispositions 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the M.S.T. program is based on an evaluation of the candidate’s application and other submitted documentation. 

An undergraduate degree in accounting is not required, although those with limited undergraduate exposure to taxation are required to complete appropriate courses to provide a foundation for advanced study in taxation. 

Applicants must submit official documentation of all previous college coursework, including a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent international credential). Additionally, applicants must submit:

  • GMAT score (unless waived)
  • Personal statement
  • TOEFL score (if English is not the applicant’s first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

National 773 $ /credit

Living costs for Grand Rapids

990 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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