About the Program
Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Taxation program is geared toward practicing accountants in the fields of public, corporate, and governmental accounting as well as lawyers, financial managers and planners who need extensive information and formal study in taxation. The program prepares students for professional tax practice whether they are earning their degree, expanding their expertise on a specific topic, or taking courses to maintain their CPA license. We offer full- and part-time options to accommodate work schedules and to allow students to earn their degrees rapidly.
The faculty includes partners and managers from national, regional, and local CPA firms, noted tax attorneys, and specialists in many areas such as financial planning and state and local taxation. They work for highly visible national and regional firms, and they bring an exceptional standard of practice and expertise to the classroom. Students learn state-of-the-art online research methods that will help them stay current with a wide range of tax authorities throughout their careers. Our dynamic, comprehensive curriculum is uniquely practitioner-focused, giving students a competitive edge when they enter the profession. Our graduates are well prepared to further their current careers and to excel in challenging, exciting positions in the public and private sectors.
Significant merit-based scholarships are available to qualified students. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn more.