American University

Kogod School of Business



4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Taxation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

ogod's Master of Science in Taxation (MST) is a highly unique degree program that provides practitioners with unparalleled opportunities to learn from expert faculty, seasoned executives-in-residence, and major industry players. The MST program develops students' competencies in the US tax code and state taxation, and imparts the comprehensive expertise that places Kogod graduates among the most in-demand recruits and highly valued employees in their chosen fields. The professionally oriented specialty degree emphasizes intensive practitioner-level skill building in written and oral communication, information systems, and interpersonal relations, in addition to drawing on the program’s unique access to professional opportunities in the DC region. The 30 credit-hour Master of Science in Taxation program can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in less than three years. Kogod recently expanded its commitment to contributing to tax policy and reform with the creation of the Kogod Tax Center, focused on taxation research and policy related to middle-income earners, small businesses, and entrepreneurs.


American University's Kogod School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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