A Compass for Navigating the Tax Code

Equip yourself with the crucial, in-demand skillset needed for a lucrative career with a Master’s in Taxation from Leeds.  

Tax courses are offered at the CU Law School focusing particularly on legal and regulatory factors for an interdisciplinary expertise for those seeking greater knowledge of tax law and practice. You’ll also learn how to analyze and evaluate the tax implications of proposed transactions – making your skills invaluable to employers and setting you apart from other taxation experts.

The first step is the easiest

With start dates in beginning in the fall and spring semesters or summer session allows students to progress at their own pace.  There’s no need to wait to start pursuing your master’s degree. With careful planning, students can complete the degree requirements in three semesters.

Experience Pays

A majority of students participate in a paid internship during busy-season that connects classroom theories and concepts with a “real-world” experience.  This unique internship experience will enhance your classroom education, add appeal to your resume as you prepare launch your new career.

Professional Licensure

Although the Master’s in Taxation does not specifically lead to licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), it is possible that the degree and the specific courses taken might count toward licensing requirements in some states.  If you are planning to seek professional licensure as a CPA, it is strongly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing entity (in most cases the state board of accountancy) in the state in which you plan to practice in order to seek information and guidance regarding licensure requirements.  CPA licensing requirements, including the educational component of those requirements, are state specific and differ greatly from one state to another. Each state’s board of accountancy can be found by visiting the website of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy at: NASBA.org