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The University of Akron

24 months
802 USD/credit 12030 USD/year
802 USD/credit 12030 USD/year
461 USD/credit 6915 USD/year
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The Taxation program of The University of Akron is a professional degree designed to provide intensive training for individuals planning to enter the field and for experienced accountants and attorneys.


The program provides a framework of conceptual, technical and professional knowledge that will assist students in developing expertise needed to examine and understand many aspects of the tax structure. Through an integrated curriculum with emphasis on tax concepts, substantive knowledge of federal and state taxation, tax research, communication skills, and tax planning. Students in the Taxation program of The University of Akron will develop an ability to identify and solve tax problems.

MTax Program Highlights

  • Complete the MTax degree in 21 months by attending classes one evening per week throughout most of the program, or in as little as 15 months in the online MTax Direct program. Classes start at 5:20 p.m. and end by 10:50 p.m.. An entrance exam (GMAT) is not required for practicing CPAs or for attorneys with at least two years of experience.
  • Curriculum includes 24 credits of required taxation courses and 6 credits of taxation electives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Federal Taxation
  • Tax Research
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Taxation of Partnerships
  • Tax Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • It is recommended that international students apply six weeks prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred) or GRE, LSAT, PCAT, or MCAT scores. Test waivers may be granted for students holding an advanced degree or those with three or more years of work experience beyond conferral of the bachelor's degree.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 802 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 802 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 461 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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