Certificate in Taxation

Students are eligible to receive the certificate upon successful completion of all requirements for graduation plus:

Requirements

  1. Take 12 credit hours of taxation classes;
  2. Maintain an average of “B” or better in tax classes;
  3. Obtain at least a graduating G.P.A. of 2.5;
  4. Complete 50 hours (over two (2) filing seasons) of volunteer work for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, which also satisfies the Law and Poverty requirement.  Please contact the Pro Bono Coordinator for information about using VITA hours to satisfy the Law & Poverty requirement. (This requirement may be modified due to circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Consult the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs or the Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management.)

The taxation classes are:

LAW L804 Legal Accounting

LAW L869 Taxation of the Family

LAW L870 Federal Taxation of Wealth Transmission

LAW L871 Advanced Federal Income Taxation

LAW L872 Federal Income Taxation of Corporations

LAW L873 Taxation of Partnerships and Other Pass-through Entities

LAW L874 Federal Tax Procedure

LAW L875 State and Local Taxation

LAW L887 Federal Taxation Seminar

LAW L898 Legal Research

LAW L980 Income Taxation

LAW L981 International Taxation