What is a Masters of Taxation?Why get a
Masters of Taxation?Who hires Capital Law MT
graduates?What are the admission requirements?What services are available to MT students?What
courses does an MT student take?How many credits are
required to earn an MT degree? Who advises MT
students?Can MT students work while enrolled in the MT
degree programs?How many credits are required for full
time status?What is the tuition rate for MT
credits?How long does a student have to complete an
MT? How do I get more information about the program
What is a Masters of Taxation?
A Masters of Taxation (MT) is a 24 credit degree program for students with an
undergraduate background in business and accounting.
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Why get a Masters of Taxation?
The MT degree qualifies for the 5th year requirement now needed for those who
wish to sit for the CPA exam. The MT degree also provides a student with
significant knowledge and understanding of tax law and practice.
Who hires Capital Law MT graduates?
We have MT alumni working at the Big 4 accounting firms, regional accounting
firms and small accounting firms. We also have MT alumni with their own
practices. In addition, many of our alumni go to work for the tax and accounting
departments of companies like Nationwide, AEP, Limited Brands, Abercrombie &
What are the admission requirements?
An applicant must have at least 24 credit hours of business and accounting
courses and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited undergraduate institution. In
addition, an applicant must have completed at least one course each in federal
taxation and business law. If the applicant has not completed both of these
courses, conditional admission may be granted.
What services are available to MT
MT students have full access to all law school services, including financial
aid, Office of Professional Development, the library, student counseling, and
What courses does an MT student take?
The requirements for an MT are the same as for an LL.M. in Taxation. MT
students take all of the same required courses, except that a separate section
of tax research may be offered for MT students.
How many credits are required to earn an MT
Like the LL.M. in Taxation, a student must complete 24 hours of tax course
work. With written approval of the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, an
MT student can take up to 4 credits of advanced business law courses.
Who advises MT students?
MT students can obtain academic advising from the Director of Graduate Law Programs. The Office of Professional Development is available to
assist MT students with job search and career questions.
Can MT students work while enrolled in the MT degree
Absolutely. Most of our MT students attend Capital part-time and work full-time.
There are no restrictions on the number of hours that a graduate tax student can
work. MT program courses are offered in the evening.
How many credits are required for full time
For financial aid purposes, a student must take at least 4 credits during
Fall and Spring terms and at least 2 credits during Summer term to be considered
a full-time student for that term.
For immigration purposes, a student must take at least 7 credits during Fall
and Spring terms to be considered a full-time student.
What is the tuition rate for MT credits?
The MT program’s tuition is the same rate per credit as J.D. tuition.
How long does a student have to complete an
An MT can be completed in a single year by attending full-time. However, a
student is permitted up to 6 years to complete the MT program.
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How do I get more information about the program?
Contact the Graduate Law Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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