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Master of Accountancy in Taxation

Earn a tax degree that prepares you for the CPA exam.

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Have questions? Join us on Sunday, November 10 on our Livingston Campus to learn more about the program.

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Taxation is a 30-credit part-time program designed for busy, working professionals seeking to advance their careers.

Ranked the No. 11 Master's in Taxation program in the world by Value Colleges, our program is a flexible accounting degree that gives professionals a competitive advantage in the field of taxation. It also satisfies the 150-hour requirement for the CPA exam.

Here are five reasons to pursue a Master's degree in Taxation:

  1. Every instructor is at the top of their field or expertise
  2. Graduates command high salaries
  3. Flexibility
  4. Immense course offerings.
  5. Convenient locations in New Jersey

Relevant Curriculum

This program imparts a basic knowledge of the major technical, conceptual, and research issues in the area of tax and taxation, and provides training in the practical and procedural aspects of taxation.

You will also explore the ethical and legal obligations of practicing in the area of taxation, and collaborating with the Rutgers University-Newark School of Law, will have the opportunity to take some of these courses at the law school.

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Convenient Locations

Most classes will be taken at our Newark campus, conveniently located just a few blocks from the Newark Penn and Broad Street train stations. Offering further flexibility, a selection of core courses are also offered at our New Brunswick campus on nights and weekends, and a variety of electives can be taken at our satellite location in Morristown.

Wherever you live in the New York and New Jersey area, the Master of Accountancy in Taxation at Rutgers Business School makes it possible to fit earning a tax degree into your busy schedule.

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Student & Alumni Voices

My experience with MACCY Tax has been excellent! The emphasis placed on academic knowledge and research has prepared me to succeed in a field that is constantly changing. I recommend the program to young professionals looking to enhance their careers.
Kelly Maurer
Senior Research Analyst, GlobeTax
I find the program very intensive, challenging and rewarding. The learning experience has been positive and I have obtained concrete tax knowledge to better serve my clients. I highly recommend the program to tax, accounting and consulting professionals.
Larry Miao
Managing Director, BDO
The curriculum provides essential resources to effectively navigate the ever-changing tax laws. The combination of practical application, remarkable educators and the added feature of flexible scheduling offers students the edge to succeed.
Ashley Oberc
Senior Tax Accountant, Oberc & Associates, LLC

Faculty Spotlight

Jay Soled

Professor and Director of Master of Accountancy in Taxation

Professor Jay Soled is a tenured professor at Rutgers University and Director of Rutgers Masters in Taxation Program. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and New York. He is a member of the Essex County (Section of Taxation) and American...