Graduate Certificate in Taxation

Program Description

The graduate certificate in taxation provides an in-depth study of accounting taxation for professionals with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field. The program consists of 12 credit hours and can be completed online or on campus.

The graduate certificate in taxation is a perfect fit for accounting professionals seeking to build new skills or those in need of additional credit hours to qualify to sit for the CPA exam. Increase your expertise in this high-demand specialty.

Online programs offer the flexibility to complete your studies while working full time. Study when your schedule allows.

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Required Course (3 Credit Hours)
  • ACC 651 Introduction to Business Entity Taxation
Elective Tax and Regulation Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Select three courses from the following:1

  • ACC 652 Taxation of Estates, Gifts and Trusts
  • ACC 655 Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
  • ACC 656 Taxation of Flow-Through Business Entities
  • ACC 688 Advanced Business Law

1 ACC 613-Directed Studies in Accounting may be taken as an elective course when appropriate and if approved by the MSA Program Director and course instructor.

Average Program Costs

In State out of state (on campus students) out of nc (online students)
Taxation Certificate (12 credit hours) $6,000 $9,000 $9,000
* Please note, these figures are based on tuition and fees as of the academic year 2019-2020. The Out of NC rate is available for students located outside the state who are taking online classes. Estimated program cost does not include books or student health insurance.


Application Deadlines

Fall Admission
June 15
Spring Admission
November 15
Summer Admission
April 1

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Have Questions?

If you still have questions regarding our Taxation Graduate Certificate please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Ms. Jennifer Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
301K Bryan Building 336-256-1432

Ms. Amanda Cromartie

MSA Program Director & Academic Advisor
Bryan 342 (336) 256-0127