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Autumn 2014-2015
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May 15, 2014

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The Master of Science in Taxation is an integrated program of study that provides the foundation for exceptional performance and leadership in the field of taxation.

The program is specifically structured for, but not limited to, working professionals to enhance understanding and analysis of complex tax statutes, tax regulations, related cases and rulings, and the Internal Revenue Code.  DePaul's program, one of the first MS in Taxation programs in the United States, has a history of preparing professionals for exceptional performance and leadership in the field of taxation.

Students admitted to the program are presumed to aspire to attain the highest levels of responsibility in their firms, businesses, and organizations by adding value through technical competencies; analytical, communications and interpretive skills; and leadership to their clients or organizations. 

Students who have earned or are currently pursuing an MBA may have up to six of their MBA courses count toward the requirements of the Master of Science in Taxation degree depending upon the specific content of the course work and how recently it was completed.

Applicants may be admitted without the GMAT if they have their U.S. CPA license or have passed all four sections of the U.S. CPA exam.   

Introductory Courses (varies with prior coursework) 0-12 hours
​Degree Requirements (varies with admission term and course selection) ​45-48 hours
   Total hours required    45-60 hours