MS in Accounting - Taxation
The Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation program at Southern New Hampshire University can help students enhance their career options with a comprehensive education in accounting and important tax-specific topics. Learn more about the Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation program here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation
School Offering Program:
Southern New Hampshire University
Potential applicants to the Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation program may be interested in working as tax specialists or in seeking certification as a CPA. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's program.
Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation program examines estate and gift taxation, methods of federal tax research, the rules and procedures for representing clients to the Internal Revenue Service, and other special tax-specific topics. Students enrolled in the program have the opportunity to study advance topics in accounting and financial reporting, such as pensions, partnerships, consolidations, estates and trusts, SEC reporting, and financial management. Auditing and internal control practices required for compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 are also covered.
Financial Aid Available:
Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans, scholarships and grants. Contact the SNHU One Stop office to learn more about your financial aid options.
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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation*:
Accounting Core Courses
- ACC 620: Financial Reporting II
- ACC 630: Financial Reporting III
- ACC 640: Auditing or ACC 646: Introduction of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
- ACC 675: Control and Audit of Accounting Information Systems
- ACC 690: Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting
- ACC 700: Seminars in Accounting Topics
- FIN 500: Financial Management
- INT 600: Multinational Corporate Management
- QSO 510: Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
Taxation Concentration Courses
- TAX 665: Estate and Gift Taxation
- TAX 670: Tax Research Methodology: Practice and Procedures
- TAX 700: Advanced Topics in Taxation
If you do not have a bachelor's in business, accounting or finance, you may be required to take additional foundation courses to prepare you well for your advanced study in accounting and finance.
* Coursework is subject to change.
The Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation program can help students prepare for the CPA certification exam; students who obtain this credential may increase their earning potential. Graduates of the program could seek employment in corporations, banking and financial institutions, accounting firms, and government agencies. Positions graduates may be interested in pursuing include:
- Tax Specialist
- Tax Accountant
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