The Master of Tax Accounting

A multi-dimensional program educating tax specialists in an ever-changing field.

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Whether working in public accounting or industry, tax accounting is one of the most dynamic fields in business. The Master of Tax Accounting program provides students with the opportunity to develop and strengthen the skills which are necessary for a successful career in tax, including critical thinking, professional judgment, and problem-solving skills. The innovative curriculum incorporates instruction in the emerging tax specialty practice areas such as accounting for income taxes, state and local taxation, international taxation, mergers, acquisitions, and transaction services.

Program Info

The Master of Tax Accounting (MTA) degree program is a multidimensional approach to the education of the modern tax specialist which includes coursework in the key tax specialty practice areas and incorporates opportunities for students to utilize leading software and technology platforms to enhance their knowledge. By drawing on their comprehensive knowledge of accounting and taxation principles, Manderson graduates are well-positioned for a successful career in the continuously evolving field of taxation.

  • Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of approved coursework beyond the undergraduate degree.
  • At least 18 of these hours must be coursework in the major field.
  • A minimum of 24 hours must be taken in courses open only to graduate students, and 15 of these must be in courses in accounting and taxation at The University of Alabama.
  • Students will take 2 tax law courses at The University of Alabama School of Law.
  • Students are also required to complete Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting, either prior to entering the program or as part of the MTA degree.

Curriculum

1-Year Program
(Fall – Spring)

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Required Courses Info

Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of approved coursework beyond the undergraduate degree. At least 18 of these hours must be coursework in the major field. A minimum of 24 hours must be taken in courses open only to graduate students, and 15 of these must be in courses in accounting and taxation at The University of Alabama. Students are also required to complete Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting, either prior to entering the program or as part of the MTA degree.


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Karen Miller | Director of the MTA Program

Rich Houston | Department Head

April Ingram | Director of Specialized Masters and Ph.D. Programs

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