24 months
1380 USD/credit 20700 USD/year
1380 USD/credit 20700 USD/year
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As one of the top graduate tax programs in the nation, the Business Taxation program of the University of Minnesota brings together world-class faculty boasting a wealth of industry experience and a thriving local business community to create a career-shaping experience for students.


About the Program

In addition, courses in government and economic tax policy, tax negotiations, and tax technology and analytics provide breadth to complement the technical tax courses. Courses are also designed to develop a students’ analytical, problem solving, writing and communication skills to enable them to more quickly advance their careers.

The Business Taxation program of the University of Minnesota gives students a chance to learn from world-class faculty who are distinguished professionals with extensive real-life experience. The faculty have in-depth knowledge of the tax industry and work closely with the Twin Cities business community. Combining rigorous coursework and top faculty from the tax community brings a broad perspective into the relationship between tax and business issues, which helps prepare graduates for greater responsibilities in business management and consulting.

Historically, more than 80 percent of students are employed in the business community and take courses on a part-time basis. Students are able to complete their degree requirements completely online if they choose. The MBT’s online courses are asynchronous, divided into weekly modules. They are designed by online learning experts and employ the latest technologies. In addition, the program continues to offer a limited number of in-person courses in the evenings, Monday-Thursday, 5:45-9:05 p.m. or on a compressed schedule. To free tax professionals from coursework responsibilities during the busiest part of tax season, no courses are offered during the spring semester from early March through April 15. Students enrolled part-time can expect to complete the program in approximately three years. Students enrolled full-time can complete the program in one year

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tax Accounting Methods
  • Tax Research, Communication, and Practice
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Taxation of Partners and Partnerships
  • Tax Technology and Analytics Fundamentals
  • State and Local Taxation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a completed application
  • Transcripts
  • GMAT or LSAT scores
  • The TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS is generally required of all applicants whose native language is not English, regardless of U.S. citizenship status
  • Application fee: Submit electronically via the online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1380 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    20700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1380 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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