M.Sc. On Campus


The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 26505 USD/year
855 USD/credit 26505 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Taxation program at The City University of New York  prepares you to work in tax-related positions at accounting firms, corporations, government entities, or at your own practice. 


Taxation Graduates at The City University of New York teaches you the foundations of corporate and federal tax policies and gives you the option to customize your concentration with more advanced courses.

Program Highlights

  • Credit range 31.5 – 34.5
  • Full-time program completion: 1 – 1.5 years (includes summer courses)
  • Part-time program completion: 2 years (includes summer courses)
  • Credit hours count toward New York State CPA Licensure requirements
  • Flexible scheduling allows you to switch between part-time and full-time course loads

Designed for All Levels

We accept students looking to enter the taxation field, as well as more experienced tax professionals seeking to advance their skills and move into leadership positions.

Applicants are not required to have an accounting or business background.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Taxation 
  • Business Communication 
  • Estate, Trusts, and Planning
  • Business Communication
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Tax Procedures & Professional Responsibility in Tax Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in any major to be considered for admission
  • Applicants are required to submit an international credential evaluation from a NACES-approved agency.
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Two letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Résumé
  • Two essays
  •  $75 non-refundable application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26505 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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