6 months
1812 USD/credit 21744 USD/full
1812 USD/credit 21744 USD/full
Tuition fee
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The Taxation program at American University Washington DC is open to students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. 

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Key Features

Applicants of the Taxation program at American University Washington DC must have at least one year of work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Not eligible for F-1 or J-1 visa sponsorship.

12 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of B or better. Grades of B-, C, C-, or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students must complete at least 6 credit hours during each 12 month period. Students must complete the certificate within four years

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tax Planning for Individuals 
  • Legislative and Judicial Foundations of Income Tax  
  • Tax Research and Procedure  
  • Taxation of Corporations  
  • State and Local Taxation  
  • Special Tax Topics  
  • International Taxation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Work Experience
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose Essay
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Score
  • Interview (by invitation only)
  • Application Fee & Enrollment Deposit

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21744 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • National

    21744 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 6 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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