Taxation, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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The Taxation MSc program from San José State University is a unique and flexible program designed to serve both working tax professionals and those pursuing a new career in tax.


The Taxation MSc program from San José State University fits you if you are currently working in the area of tax and want to gain a greater understanding of the rules, improve your research skills, become a better tax planner or broaden your career opportunities or maybe you’re an accounting undergraduate or working professional in need of an additional 30 units to become a CPA.

Graduates with Taxation from San José State University will be able to:

  • identify, understand and resolve complex and multijurisdictional tax issues within the context of our global economy and society.
  • learn and acquire research skills for exploring both familiar and novel areas of the tax law and to communicate the findings using clear terms.
  • develop conceptual and critical analytic skills with real world applications.
  • appreciate tax policy issues and foundations of the tax law.
  • understand the ethical implications of tax practice.
  • develop skills for effective tax practice including keeping current, interacting with others, and career advancement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxation of Partnerships 
  • Taxation of Estates and Trusts 
  • Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations 
  • International Tax - US Corporations with Foreign Activities 
  • International Tax - Individuals and Foreign Corporations 
  • Taxation of S Corporations 
  • Taxation of Property Transactions 
  • Tax Practices, Penalties and Procedures 
  • Taxation of Executive Compensation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 4-year bachelor's degree
  • A preferred GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or Universities attended
  • or WES
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Optional - Letter of Recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency 
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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


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