Rutgers Master of Accountancy in Taxation ranked No. 5 in the U.S.

Rutgers Business School's Masters of Accountancy in Taxation was ranked the No. 5 Master’s in Taxation program in the U.S. according to Accounting Degree Review, ahead of University of Southern California, Northeastern, Villanova, Fordham and Baruch.

Accounting Degree Review released their ranking report on U.S. Taxation Programs and Rutgers Business School’s Master of Accountancy in Taxation was ranked the No. 5 Master’s in Taxation program in the U.S.

In compiling the list of the 35 Best Master’s in Taxation, 2020, Accounting Degree Review gathered information from the United States Department of Labor, the National Center for Education Statistics, and data provided by Forbes and U.S. News & World Report.  

Each degree ranking featured individual degree scores based upon student success, satisfaction, and overall financial payout after graduation. 

Accounting Degree Review wrote in their report that "the taxation specialty was growing, due in part to increasingly more complicated tax codes with frequent changes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported how careers within personal financial advising are expected to grow by 15 percent by 2026." 

"The students and their commitment to excellence is what has truly propelled the program to achieve this ranking," said professor Jay Soled, director of the Masters in Taxation program. 

Here was part of the description from Accounting Degree Review: “Rutgers Business School is part of two universities: Rutgers University-Newark and Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The AACSB-accredited business school ranked No.1 Public Business School in the Northeast U.S. by Financial Times. Rutgers Business School, founded in 1929, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Master of Accountancy in Taxation is one of 11 graduate programs and was ranked No.11 best Master’s in Taxation program in the world by”

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