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Advanced Tax Expertise

Summer Start | Full Time: 12 Months | Part Time: 24 Months

Demand for professionals with advanced tax expertise is soaring. Seize the opportunity with the Master of Taxation. Designed for new and continuing tax managers, and lawyers.

The Portland State MT is Designed for:

  • Accountants and tax practitioners looking to multiply their career potential
  • Current undergraduate accounting majors considering a career in tax and seeking a 5th year of education to meet CPA requirements
  • Lawyers desiring a graduate tax degree
  • Those seeking a career change, with a bachelor’s degree outside of accounting


Co-Developed with Industry

Both the content and structure of the Master of Taxation have been shaped by direct collaboration with the Pacific Northwest’s public accounting and corporate tax community. Take advantage of our deep ties to firms and industry employers who consistently recruit Portland State graduates.

Collaborative Online Learning Environment

Access coursework and collaborate with your cohort in a high-touch online learning environment from anywhere, any time. Quarterly on-campus residencies in downtown Portland, Oregon’s business and finance hub, connect you to your peers, instructors, and tax professionals.

Industry-Aligned Schedule

Starting in the summer, you’ll be ready for a strong recruiting season in the fall. Winter and spring term have been structured with room for internships and practicums during tax season.

"We place a high value on students with a Masters of Taxation degree and would be thrilled to recruit PSU  graduates for both our Pacific Northwest offices."

- Brandon Nett, Pacific Northwest Tax Practice Leader, Grant Thornton LLP