Graduate Certificate in Taxation

School of Accountancy
303 Cornell Hall

For more information, contact Koni Daws (

About the Certificate

Depending on the course configuration in the program, completion of the Certificate in Taxation indicates that a student has developed expertise in tax planning and preparation in regard to international, federal, state, or estate issues for corporations, partnerships, or individuals.


Students must be enrolled in the MAcc graduate degree program in the School of Accountancy at MU to be eligible for the certificate.

Plan of Study

Students are required to complete 15 credit hours to receive the certificate.  Course options are listed below for the tax certificate.

ACCTCY 4353Introduction to Taxation3
or ACCTCY 7353 Introduction to Taxation
ACCTCY 8363Multi-Jurisdictional Tax3
ACCTCY 8373Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders3
ACCTCY 8423Tax Research and Planning3
ACCTCY 8433Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation3
ACCTCY 8453Taxes and Business Strategies3
ACCTCY 8463Partnership Taxation3