Master of Science Degrees

Master’s in Taxation

Zicklin’s Master’s of Science in Taxation prepares you to work in tax-related positions at accounting firms, corporations, government entities, or at your own practice. The program teaches you the foundations of corporate and federal tax policies and gives you the option to customize your concentration with more advanced courses.

Program Highlights

  • Credit range 31.5 – 34.5
  • Full-time program completion: 1 – 1.5 years (includes summer courses)
  • Part-time program completion: 2 years (includes summer courses)
  • Credit hours count toward New York State CPA Licensure requirements
  • Flexible scheduling allows you to switch between part-time and full-time course loads

Designed for All Levels
We accept students looking to enter the taxation field, as well as more experienced tax professionals seeking to advance their skills and move into leadership positions.

Applicants are not required to have an accounting or business background.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Requirements
The credits you complete in the Master’s in Taxation program can count toward the 150 semester hours required to sit for the New York State CPA license exam. However, completing the M.S. in Taxation will not give you all 150 hours and/or all courses by itself. Check with New York State (nasba.org) regarding any additional courses beyond those required for the MS in Taxation that may be required for CPA certification.

Preliminary Course and Waiver
Curriculum
English Language Proficiency

Office of Graduate Admissions

Address: One Bernard Baruch Way (24th St. and Lexington Ave.), Box B-820
Phone: (646) 312-1300; Fax:(646) 312-1301
Website: Zicklin Graduate Admissions