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Major in Taxation

Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration: Major in Taxation at Goldey-Beacom College is designed for practicing accountants and lawyers, financial managers and planners, and those accounting majors entering into the field of taxation. Special emphasis is placed on technical competence in applications of the current tax law as well as tax research. The program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in the public and private sectors; including public accounting, and tax planning, but will not in and of itself qualify any persons to sit for the CPA exam.


The MBA with a Major in Taxation consists of:
MBA Core Competency Courses: 6 credits
Financial Management Foundations (FIN 599)
Quantitative Foundations and Business Applications (BUS 598)
* Students with proven knowledge will take elective courses.
MBA Courses: 15 credits
Corporate Finance (FIN 623)
Financial Statement Analysis (ACC 644) or Managerial Accounting* (ACC 645)
* Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting should take ACC 645.
Managerial Economics (ECO 642)
Contemporary Management Theory (MGT 610)
Strategic Human Resource Management (MGT 650)
Taxation Major Core Courses:
Take 5 of the following courses
15 credits
Basic Taxation (ACC 650)
Taxation of Corporations (ACC 660)
Tax Research and Communications (ACC 670)
Taxation of Estates, Gifts, and Trusts (ACC 725)
Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations I (ACC 675)
Total: 36 credits

Effective Fall 2014