Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation Online Degree Program

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Enhance Your Career Prospects and Become a Tax Expert with our Master of Science in Accounting – Taxation!

Liberty University’s Master of Science in Accounting – Taxation is offered 100% online, and enables you to capitalize on the growing demand for highly qualified certified public accountants and tax auditors. Building upon your accounting foundation, you will increase your marketability for accounting taxation jobs by thoroughly exploring accounting laws, policies, and procedures required to ensure companies comply with increasingly strict federal requirements. You will become fluent in the latest technologies used to solve common and complex auditing challenges. The Master’s of Accounting - Taxation degree curriculum aligns with industry’s best practices that are necessary to excel in your career.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Science in Accounting – Taxation Program?

Our Master of Science in Accounting – Taxation is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which provides added value to your degree. The program is offered 100% online, so you do not have to relocate or take time off from work to attend an on-campus course. Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and we work hard every day to live up to those credentials by seeking to improve our curriculum and teaching methods. We are interested in building upon your individual strengths when you enter your Master in Accounting degree. You will learn directly from experts in the field of auditing and taxation through our interactive online curriculum. Our full-time faculty members are dedicated to mentoring you as you develop your understanding of advanced concepts of accounting and law as it applies to the field of taxation.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation?

With courses focused on advanced business law for accountants, tax research and jurisprudence, estate, trust, gift and corporate taxation, you will be prepared to assist your company’s decision-makers in a practical manner. During this program, you will engage in tax research designed to give you the opportunity to understand, analyze, and apply familiar tax doctrines in a host of sophisticated and contemporary fact patterns. You will also be given both a technical view of managerial accounting and increased interaction with current research on advanced topics. 

Featured Courses in the Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation

Program Highlights for the Masters in Accounting – Taxation

  • By earning your Masters of Science in Accounting- Taxation Degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • The MS in Accounting: Taxation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leading experts in the field of Accounting and Taxation from across the country.

Accreditations and Awards

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  • Master of Business Administration: Accounting 
    • Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Business Administration: Accounting can be completely 100% online. The degree is designed to strengthen your management skills as you build on your foundation in entrepreneurship, business, and management in a variety of organizations, while also offering a concentration area in Accounting.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).

Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 30 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and available.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Liberty’s Online Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation Degree Information and Requirements

  • Did you know Liberty University has a Sigma Beta Delta chapter? Learn more about membership opportunities.
  • Accounting coursework may be used towards accrual of hours needed to sit for the CPA exam.


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Potential Career Options for the M.S. in Taxation

Graduates who complete the online Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation will have the opportunity to pursue careers opportunities, including:

  • Audit Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Finance Manager
  • Tax Auditor