College of Business and Economics
- Director: Rafi Efrat
- Juniper Hall (JH) 1111
- (818) 677-3952
The M.S. in Taxation prepares students to pursue careers in the field of taxation. Our students complete a rigorous program in taxation that develops their written communication, as well as tax research and critical-thinking skills.
The M.S. in Taxation program is a demanding, competitive and rigorous course of study that develops an understanding of the tax practice. It focuses on building research, communication, compliance and critical-thinking skills that are vital to becoming a successful tax practitioner in public, private, government and not-for-profit organizations.
The field of taxation offers stimulating and challenging work that is constantly evolving. Career opportunities exist in public accounting, private industry, government, not-for-profit institutions and other business-related organizations. In 2012, the annual earnings of tax accountants in public accounting with one to three years of work experience have ranged from $47,750 to $75,250. Practitioners with a graduate degree in taxation can expect to earn between 5 to 10 percent more.
Advisement materials are available from our website and the program Advisement Office in JH 1111, (818) 677-3952.
John Balian, James Chapman, Sharyn M. Fisk, George S. Gans, Robert Johnson, Moshe Kushman, John Lilly, Rob Razani, Todd Reinstein, Jacob Stein, Frederick E. Wooldridge
Eric Santiestevan (Program Coordinator)