Master of Science in Tax Accounting Online

Acquire specialized tax accounting expertise from this AACSB-accredited program to fast-track your career growth in public, private and government sectors.

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Program Overview

Discover the advantages of our online master’s in tax accounting

When you earn your Master of Science in Tax Accounting online, you will develop an advanced understanding of federal, state and local tax accounting as it relates to the multi-faceted needs of individual, partnership, corporation and shareholder taxation. Our 100% online coursework allows you to continue working full time while strengthening your tax accounting problem-solving skills through immersive case studies derived from real-world business scenarios.

In this AACSB-accredited program, experienced faculty will teach you about gratuitous transfers under the federal estate and gift tax code, ethical tax practice as defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), business divisions, reorganizations and dissolutions, and more. Plus, graduates of this program will have completed the educational hours required to sit for the CPA exam.

In this M.S. in Tax Accounting online program, you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in accounting theory and managerial accounting
  • Analyze a problematic situation and resolve it through a demonstrated proficiency in conducting accounting research
  • Utilize computers and information technology effectively
  • Communicate as professionals in business settings and develop well-organized, written solutions to accounting research problems
  • Demonstrate proficiency in accounting theory and managerial accounting
  • Analyze a problematic situation and resolve it through a demonstrated proficiency in conducting accounting research
  • Utilize computers and information technology effectively
  • Communicate as professionals in business settings and develop well-organized, written solutions to accounting research problems

As a graduate of this online M.S. in Tax Accounting, you will be prepared for roles such as:

  • Tax Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Controller
  • Tax Compliance Specialist
  • Tax Specialist
  • Tax Supervisor/Auditor
  • Tax Director
  • Tax Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Controller
  • Tax Compliance Specialist
  • Tax Specialist
  • Tax Supervisor/Auditor
  • Tax Director

Also available:

The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration offers multiple online degrees. Check out our online business programs.

The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration offers multiple online degrees. Check out our online business programs.

Total Tuition $14,600
Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited - Small

UNO's College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

Benefit from budget-friendly tuition

The UNO online M.S. in Tax Accounting program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition for all in-state and out-of-state students. Fees are included in the total tuition.

Tuition Breakdown:

Per Credit Hour $487*
Total Tuition $14,600

Calendar

Remember these important dates

The M.S. in Tax Accounting online program offers multiple start dates each year and accelerated 8-week courses. View the full calendar for upcoming start dates and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring B3/4/242/19/242/26/242/28/242/29/244/26/248 weeks
Summer 20246/3/245/20/245/27/246/6/245/30/247/26/248 weeks
Fall A8/19/248/5/248/12/248/14/248/15/2410/11/248 weeks
Fall B10/14/249/30/2410/7/2410/9/2410/10/2412/6/248 weeks

Now enrolling:

Apply Date 5/20/24
Class Starts 6/3/24

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Admissions

Know what you need to apply to the online tax accounting master’s

Our streamlined admission process makes it easy for you to begin your application today. Read the admission requirements below to ensure you qualify.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • GMAT waiver with 3.0 GPA

  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited institution
    • If you have a bachelor’s degree in a subject other than accounting, you must successfully complete all required foundation courses before being admitted to this program
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA in all undergraduate coursework
  • Professional resume
  • GMAT score (waived for those with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher)

International Applicants must meet all standard admissions requirements as well as the following:

  • English Proficiency Requirement (can be unofficial copies). Official transcripts are required before enrollment. Some countries eligible for waiver. Completion of a bachelor's degree in the US will satisfy English proficiency requirement.
  • Transcripts: All foreign transcripts (universities outside of the U.S.) must be evaluated by a NACES Evaluation Agency. An official course-by-course evaluation must be included
  • Passport: A copy of the student’s passport must be provided.
  • Program is not eligible for issuance of I-20's.

Submit official documents to:

[email protected]

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The University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Courses

Take a closer look at the online master’s in tax accounting courses

In order to earn the M.S. in Tax Accounting online, you must complete 10 courses (30 credit hours). Read the course descriptions below for more information.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A course to help students obtain answers to practical real-world individual tax problems and tax planning issues for current and future tax years. Students will also discuss and prepare arguments relative to tax issues and problems.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of underlying concepts of financial accounting with application to problem areas. Critical analysis of current pronouncements on accounting postulates and principles.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A course to acquaint the student with the organization of the Internal Revenue Service and its relation to practice, tax research techniques, and ethical tax practice.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Analysis of the tax treatment, tax problems, and tax planning techniques involving transactions between corporations and their shareholders; transfers to a corporation; capital structure; dividends and preferred stock bailouts; and an introduction to corporate divisions and reorganizations.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of the tax problems of service partnerships including such topics as dissolution of the partnership, sale of the partnership interest, and retirement provisions. The professional partnership will be compared with the professional corporation as to the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Readings and research in accounting relative to internal management, including cost accumulation and control systems, decision systems, and contemporary issues in management accounting.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course introduces future accounting professionals to the managerial/organizational decisions in which they may be expected to be involved. It will highlight the impact of taxes and accounting on all aspects of the corporation, from formation to liquidation. The course will be case-driven with examples taken from actual business scenarios wherever possible. Different planning tools will be discussed, such as timing, negotiating and transforming.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the state taxation of multiple-state business entities, including income taxes, sales/use taxes and property taxes. One focus of the class will be the constitutional issue of the nexus and situs, as it applies to income and sales/use taxes. In addition, the apportionment and/or allocation of income between states, as well as the determination of taxable sales and the situs of property will be covered. The taxation of e-commerce will be an area of special concern.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the critical areas of revenue maximization as applied to the hospitality and tourism industry. Course topics include analysis and interpretation of financial statements, principles of revenue management, key profit indicators, demand forecasting, and strategic pricing.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An intensive study of selected special topics in hospitality and tourism management. Topics will vary based on contemporary needs as dictated by the discipline as well as the interests of the students and the instructor.

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