12 months
671 USD/credit 30195 USD/year
671 USD/credit 30195 USD/year
510 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
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Portland State University’s Master of Taxation equips you to fill this growing field. Co-developed with the Pacific Northwest’s top public accountants and corporate tax specialists, our master’s degree offers specialized tax education that employers value highly. 

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Our online format makes the Master of Taxation at Portland State University accessible to working tax practitioners and other professionals with full-time jobs. You’ll build highly marketable tax expertise and develop the judgment that cannot be replaced by tax software or other technology. With our Master of Taxation degree, you’ll make immediate career progress and build a foundation for long-term success.


  • Offered by PSU’s nationally-ranked School of Business
  • Ranked among nation’s best online business programs by U.S. News & World Report
  • Convenient, flexible online format with one in-person residency each term
  • Unique program schedule synced with accounting recruitment cycles
  • Elite dual accreditation in accounting and business from AACSB

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Taxation 
  • State and Local Taxation
  • Taxation of Estates, Gifts and Trusts 
  • Federal Tax Procedure

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30195 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30195 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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