Director Robert E. Wnek, Chair- Department of Accounting, L.L.M. in Taxation-Boston University School of Law, J.D.-Widener University School of Law, BSBA Accounting Villanova University 

The Master of Science in Taxation at the University of New Haven attracts a wide range of accountants, attorneys, executives, and government employees, but it’s an even bigger draw for those hoping to become CPAs. Connecticut law requires CPA candidates to complete 150 academic credit hours of coursework in order to sit for the CPA exam. This program provides those hours.

The University of New Haven M.S. degree program in taxation is designed for accountants, attorneys, government employees, and executives seeking to gain advanced expertise in taxation law. Our graduates are among the most successful of University of New Haven alumni, with most employed in high-level executive positions or as partners in local, regional, and/or international CPA firms.

Features of the program include:

  • Complete the program in as little as one year
  • Real-time, hybrid, and online course options for busy professionals
  • Winter classes held online
  • Class terms of 10 class meetings within eight week period
  • Small, informal classes with state-of-the-art teaching and research tools
  • Local and remote access to a full range of online research services, including CCH, RIA, BNA, and Lexis-Nexis

Sample Courses

Advanced Topics in Corporate Income Taxation State and Local Taxation
Federal Income Taxation Taxation of Property Transactions
Federal Tax Practice and Procedure Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
International Taxation Taxation of Estates, Gifts, and Trusts 
Partnership and Limited Liability Company Income Taxation Tax Research and Writing
Qualified Retirement Plans  

Sample Employers

American Traffic Solutions, Inc. PerkinElmer
Ernst & Young Pitney Bowes
GTE Corporation PricewaterhouseCoopers
IBM United Illuminating
Internal Revenue Service United States Treasury Department
KPMG Foundation USI Holdings Corporation
Lincoln Financial Advisors Westland Consulting, Inc.
Lye & Lye, PC Zimmer, Inc.

Related Programs

If you are interested in Taxation M.S., you may also want to find out more about our MBA/MPA, Flexible MBA, and Full-Time MBA programs.