Taxation

The one-year M.S. in Taxation and M.S. in Tax Practice programs are designed to educate students in the methodology of tax research and to help students develop the ability to analyze and interpret tax law, regulations, cases and related material. The programs are designed to meet the growing need and demand for tax advisors, consultants, and executives to deal with complex tax considerations involved in virtually every business and financial transaction. Both programs attract students from a variety of backgrounds including CPAs, attorneys, financial advisors, government agents, private industry professionals, and recent college graduates. This challenging program offers courses in state and interstate taxation, corporate taxation, partnership taxation, and estate and gift taxation. The School of Business , in collaboration with Albany Law School , offers students the option of taking a tax law course each semester at Albany Law School to satisfy part of the curricular requirements.

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M.S. in Tax Practice (1-Year)

This 30-hour program offers working tax professionals who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree the opportunity to become highly skilled tax specialists.

M.S. in Taxation (1-Year) 

The Master’s in Taxation program enables students who have earned a B.S. in Accounting or a B.S; in Business with an accounting major to complete NYS CPA education requirements in one year. It is designed to meet the growing need and demand for tax advisors, consultants, and executives to deal with complex tax considerations involved in virtually every business and financial transaction.