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Boston University

12 months
59380 USD/year
59380 USD/year
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The Graduate Taxation Program at Boston University is designed for lawyers who seek advanced training in the complexities of tax law. 

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Key facts

The Taxation program offered by Boston University draws a broad range of students—from recent law school graduates to mid-career attorneys seeking new expertise to seasoned lawyers from both the public and private sectors, including many from the nation’s leading law and tax consulting firms. International students include practitioners, in-house counsel, academics, and government officials.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  • A foundational understanding of the US tax system and operational knowledge of US tax law and process.
  • Understanding of US substantive and procedural tax law that is relevant to their tax specialty.
  • An understanding of US tax discourse, case analysis, and legal reasoning in a tax context, and an overall awareness of how tax lawyers think.
  • Skills in tax research and draftsmanship.
  • Effective communication skills on sophisticated tax topics, both orally and in writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Consolidated Corporations
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Elder Law
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning: Advanced
  • Estate Planning & Drafting

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application for Admission Form
  • Application Fee: $85
  • Official, Sealed Academic Records
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Law School Admissions Test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59380 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    59380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59380 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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