24 months
1102 USD/credit 25346 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 25346 USD/year
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As one of the first master’s programs in taxation in the U.S., the MS in Taxation (MSTAX) program from DePaul University is the foundation for exceptional performance and leadership in the field of tax accounting.


For working professionals, it is structured to enhance understanding and analysis of complex tax statutes, tax regulations, related cases and rulings, and the Internal Revenue Code.

Earn your degree at a pace that works for you. Take one or two classes each quarter to complete the MS in Taxation (MSTAX) program from DePaul University within two to three years, or go full-time to complete it in one year. Additionally, many students take a quarter off during busy periods, such as the winter tax season.

Complete the MSTAX online

  • Our flexible MS Taxation Online option provides full access to the MS Taxation curriculum, allowing you to complete your degree partially or fully online to fit your schedule.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tax Research
  • Taxation Of Corporations And Shareholders
  • Tax Accounting, Periods, And Methods
  • Federal Income Tax Procedures
  • Seminar On Current Problems In Taxation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


46 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit a resume that summarizes your work experience and educational background. 
  • Submit your official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended. 
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.
  • GMAT/GRE: Not required for applicants to this program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25346 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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