Accountancy in Taxation

Rutgers University

12 months
30144 USD/year
30144 USD/year
24360 USD/year
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The Master of Accountancy in Taxation from Rutgers University is a 30-credit part-time program designed for busy, working professionals seeking to prepare for the CPA exam or for current CPAs seeking to advance their careers.


Ranked as a Top 50 Master's in Taxation program globally, our program is a flexible accounting degree that gives professionals like you a competitive advantage in the field of taxation and satisfies the 150-hour requirement for the CPA exam.

This Master of Accountancy in Taxation from Rutgers University imparts a basic knowledge of the major technical, conceptual, and research issues in the area of tax and taxation, and provides training in the practical and procedural aspects of taxation.

You will also explore the ethical and legal obligations of practicing in the area of taxation, and collaborating with the Rutgers University-Newark School of Law, will have the opportunity to take some of these courses at the law school.

Here are five reasons to pursue a Master's degree in Taxation:

  • Every instructor is at the top of their field or expertise
  • Graduates command high salaries
  • Flexibility
  • Immense course offerings.
  • Convenient locations in New Jersey
  • Career Outcomes

    As a top 50 Master’s in Taxation program globally, according to Eduniversal, graduates are highly sought by all major accounting firms and corporations as evidenced by the fact that some of the most prestigious firms have hired our graduates, including; EisnerAmper, CohnReznick, WithumSmith + Brown, and the Big 4.

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Corporate Income Taxation
    • Ethics in Business
    • Federal Income Taxation
    • Law & Legal Reasoning
    • Partnership Taxation
    • Regulation of Tax Practice
    • Tax Practice and Procedures

    Key information


    • Part-time
      • 12 months
      • Flexible

    Start dates & application deadlines




    30 alternative credits



    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Ideal candidates for the program, which is administered on a part-time basis, should hold a bachelor's or master's degree with an accounting background, or have practiced in the area of taxation. Candidates must meet the admissions requirements of Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs — Newark and New Brunswick including a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
    • You must submit the TOEFL or PTE Academic test if your native language is not English. Not required of students who have done 3 or more years of their undergraduate work or have obtained a graduate degree in the U.S.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      30144 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      30144 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      24360 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12180 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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