Certificate in Taxation

To begin the Certificate in Taxation, students must fulfill one (or more) of the following:

  • Hold an MBA or comparable degree 
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting 
  • Hold a CPA certificate 
  • Be able to present evidence of having passed at least two parts of the Uniform CPA examination

Participants complete five courses in taxation in one of the four suggested options outlined below, which are designed to offer continuity by grouping courses into an integrated framework.

Students who want to take more than five courses and acquire deeper knowledge should consider applying for Fordham’s MS in Taxation.

Option 1: Closely Held Business Planning

  • TX 7010 Federal Research and Procedure 
  • TX 7025 Tax Planning for High Net-Worth Individuals 
  • TX 7058 Effective Tax Compliance Systems 
  • TX 7065 Current Law and Regulation Changes in Taxation 
  • TX 7078 Preserving Wealth with Estate Planning

Option 2: Entity Taxation

  • TX 7001 Corporate Taxation 
  • TX 7010 Federal Research and Procedure 
  • TX 7015 Partnerships 
  • TX 7030 Corporate Tax Planning 
  • TX 7065 Current Law and Regulation Changes in Taxation

Option 3: International Taxation

Select five of the following:

  • TX 3030 Corporate Tax-Planning Strategies 
  • TX 7001 Corporate Taxation  
  • TX 7010 Federal Research and Procedure 
  • TX 7045 International Corporate Taxation 
  • TX 7065 Current Law and Regulation Changes in Taxation 
  • TX 7080 Taxation of U.S. and Foreign Expatriates 
  • TX 7085 Foreign Tax

Option 4: Estate and Gift Taxation

  • TX 7010 Federal Research and Procedure 
  • TX 7020 Estate and Gift Taxation 
  • TX 7025 Tax Planning for High Net-Worth Individuals 
  • TX 7065 Current Law and Regulation Changes in Taxation
  • TX 7078 Preserving Wealth with Estate Planning

Visit the Academic Bulletin for course descriptions.

For more information, please contact Lonnie Kussin at lkussin@fordham.edu or the Admissions Office at 212-636-6200 or admissionsgb@fordham.edu.

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