M.S. in Taxation
Searching for a competitive edge in a tough job market? Strike now with our MBA/MS in Taxation program — a clear way to enhance your expertise in both taxation and business while earning a valued Philadelphia University dual degree.
This integrated, practitioner-focused program is based on cutting-edge business topics, the latest computer technologies, updated tax laws and proposed tax legislation. It features:
Core courses (42 credits) in global strategic planning, financial policy, quantitative decision-making, marketing management, individual and corporate taxation, state and local taxation, tax research, and estate and gift taxation
Electives (12 credits) in advanced taxation, current issues and specialized subjects
Foundation courses (online) if needed – may be waived or substituted by satisfactory completion of an appropriate exam
Continuing Professional Education credits needed to meet state CPA requirements
About the Kanbar College
Kanbar College offers an innovative and transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that provides students with the skills and knowledge to think creatively, brainstorm out-of-the-box ideas and work collaboratively to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems.
Through the integrated DEC core curriculum, students gain the added value of expertise in related fields, as well as deep discipline-specific knowledge. The program retains the core learning of each major while forging new collaborations between designers, engineers and entrepreneurs. By learning in a transdisciplinary environment, students go on to be better, more effective leaders in their professions.
The critical-thinking and creativity skills of the designer naturally combine with the analysis and problem solving skills of the engineer and the planning and project-management skills of the business professional to form a “suite of expertise” that makes them uniquely qualified to address today’s real-world problems.
By bringing design, engineering and business disciplines together, Kanbar College pushes students to think beyond the boundaries of existing academic fields and focus on innovation through teamwork, collaboration and connections with industry partners, with an emphasis on critical thinking and real-world problem solving skills.
This pioneering curriculum prepares students to excel at jobs that exist today, as well as ones that will emerge tomorrow, adapt to changes in their professions and collaborate with colleagues in other fields. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace through real-world experience working on industry-sponsored projects.
Tuition fee - 2011-12 academic year: $892 per credit
Financial Aid: At Philadelphia University, we are committed to making a high-quality, professional education affordable for every qualified student. If meeting educational costs is a concern, we encourage you to apply for financial aid, regardless of family financial circumstances. Many of our graduate students receive aid in the form of loans, assistantships and/or scholarships.