Taxation Graduate Certificate
Why get a tax certificate?
Taxation is an evolving field that demands professionals stay up-to-date in their expertise. This certificate offers advanced training in modern taxation software and an overview of the latest tax policy information. After completion, you will be better equipped to handle the complexities of your profession with ease.
Apply the 12 credit hours needed to earn this certificate to your MBA or MS program as electives.
You'll select from 11 advanced courses in taxation, including special topics classes that change each semester, to reach 12 credit hours. Complete the courses in any order.
Study with seasoned practitioners, many of whom are employed at leading national firms. Gain an in-depth look into tax policy through workshops and events at the Kogod Tax Policy Center.
Why get a Taxation Graduate Certificate at Kogod?
As the first business school in the nation's capital, we have long been at the forefront of taxation education. Our faculty are mentors, practitioners, and often alums — many of them hold high-level positions at PwC, Deloitte, and EY. You'll also have access to campus resources, like Kogod's dedicated Office of Career Engagement, to help you take that next step in your career.
As a working professional, your time is of the essence and flexibility is key. That's why our classes are offered in the evening. You also have up to four years to complete the certificate requirements.
Careers & Outcomes
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Tuition & Fees
Everyone—from individuals to small businesses to multinational corporations—needs a tax expert, so whether you’re looking to work in policy, at the Big 4, or open your own business, you’ll have ample career paths to choose from. Some of the jobs tax experts hold include:
- Chief financial officer
- Financial manager
- Tax accountant
- Tax consultant
- Tax attorney
- Judicial clerk
Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Not eligible for F-1 or J-1 visa sponsorship.
Gain unprecedented access to one of the best accounting job markets in the nation! Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC are right outside our door!