Online Master’s in Taxation Degree Elevate Your Tax Epertise


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Filing taxes can be a daunting task – one that confuses and overwhelms many people every year. How can companies and individuals get the help they need with tax preparation? The answer is tax accountants. Tax professionals possess an in-depth understanding of tax laws, allowing them to help clients understand and comply with tax regulations.

If you want to launch an exciting career in tax accounting, Liberty’s online Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) – Taxation is a great next step to take in your academic and professional journey. This degree can enable you to capitalize on the growing demand for tax accountants and auditors. You’ll gain advanced business and accounting skills that will help boost your résumé and increase your marketability.

Partner with us and earn a degree that can maximize your potential as a working professional in the business world.

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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Choosing Liberty means choosing a degree that works for you. We’re committed to helping you achieve your goals, which is why we offer affordable, accessible, and high-quality online programs. With our master’s in taxation, you can enrich your understanding of accounting and prepare to lead with skill and integrity in the business industry.


If you’re worried that school will get in the way of your other commitments and priorities, we have just what you need. With our 100% online taxation program, you can complete your degree from the comfort of your home and log into your courses when it’s most convenient for you. The best part? You won’t have to relocate or take time off from work to attend on-campus classes.

Quality Academics

We’ve designed our curriculum with your success in mind. In this program, you’ll learn from professors who have extensive, real-world experience in financial accounting. Drawing on what they have learned in their own careers, they can provide top-notch instruction that prepares you for professional success. Our online business programs are based on cutting-edge research and are accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Comprehensive Curriculum

At Liberty, you’ll gain more than professional knowledge and on-the-job skills. You’ll also learn how to live out ethical principles in your career. After completing this degree, you’ll be equipped to enter the workforce, advance in your current career, or continue your education. Whatever your goals are, we can help you achieve them.

A master’s in taxation is a flexible degree that can lead to a variety of career opportunities. You could oversee the operations of a tax office, help individuals or corporations file their income tax returns, or help clients minimize their tax liability. By completing our MS in Taxation, you’ll understand practical methods for preserving honesty, integrity, and efficiency in the tax process.

Our core accounting courses dive into a variety of advanced topics, such as business law, tax research and jurisprudence, accounting theory, auditing, and accounting ethics. You’ll explore how to use the latest technology to solve many types of accounting problems. You’ll also learn how to help businesses make wise financial decisions and plan for the future.

Prepare to protect the financial future of the individuals, companies, and nonprofits you care about. Through our taxation cognate, you will gain specialized knowledge that can enhance your career readiness and marketability. You’ll develop a thorough understanding of tax laws, policies, and procedures so that you can help your business avoid tax audits. With training from our expert faculty, you can help people navigate the complexities of estate, trust, and gift taxation, enabling them to become good stewards of their money.

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Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

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