From the depth of faculty expertise to the convenient course schedule, Rutgers graduate program offers tax professionals an exceptional opportunity to learn and advance their careers.

Five reasons to pursue a Masters in Taxation at Rutgers

Rutgers Business School’s Master of Accountancy in Taxation provides essential knowledge to effectively navigate the ever-changing tax laws. The combination of practical application, expert professors, and flexible course scheduling make Rutgers a wonderful platform to help your career. 

1. Every instructor is at the very top of their field or expertise. Take a look:

  • Charles Falk: The peripatetic scholar, Professor Falk is a deep expert on international tax.
  • Michael Kessel: With more than 20 years of experience, Professor Kessel is an expert in federal tax accounting.
  • Mitchell Novinsky and Kenneth Zemsky: State and local tax experts with more than 50 years of combined experience.
  • Anthony Pochesci: Professor Pochesci has prepared more tax returns than virtually any other practitioner in the state of New Jersey.
  • Richard Sapinski: Professor Sapinski is one of the state’s leading litigators of tax controversy cases.
  • Jay Soled: He is the author of more academic and practitioner articles than virtually anyone in the country. Professor Soled is also the director of the program.
  • Professor Len Witman is one of New Jersey’s most quoted and sought after pension and profit-sharing experts.

2. Graduates command high salaries. There is a proven track record that students who do well in the program secure high-paying positions in the field. Job opportunities are regularly circulated among students and alumni.

3. Convenience. Courses are taught after-work hours and on weekends, and a special calendar ensures that coursework does not interfere with tax season.

4. Immense course offerings. In addition to the fundamental courses, there are a variety of others, including two international tax courses, two in corporate tax, and a class on the taxation of financial instruments.

5. Location, location, location. There’s a good chance, the program is offered in your backyard – or close to it. Courses can be taken in Newark, New Brunswick, and Madison. There is an emphasis on physical presence in the classroom to maximize learning.

Find out more about the Rutgers Master of Accountancy in Taxation. Deadline to apply to begin the program in Fall of 2018 is Aug. 1.

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