Benjamin Franklin famously said that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” The CU Denver Business School now offers the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in a career in this stable industry, with the recent announcement that they will soon be offering a Master’s of Science in Taxation. This will be the first program of its kind at a public university in Colorado, and one of just 15 such programs in the United States.

For those looking into the Tax industry but do not have training as accountant, there is no prior accounting education or experience required to begin the degree program. Tax professionals are constantly in demand, and the long-term prospects make this a particularly intriguing field. Knowledge of taxation is widely applicable across a broad range of functional areas and organizations, from public and private companies, to government organizations, both domestically and internationally. Read an interesting article about tax professional careers in Ernst & Young’s Tax Insights magazine.

For those who have earned a degree in accounting, and are looking to get their CPA license, this program qualifies for the new Colorado 150-hour CPA license requirement. Whatever your background experience or goals, the MS in Taxation offers students the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge in a dynamic and wide-ranging field.

To find out more about the MS Taxation program, visit the degree’s homepage

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