Certificate in Taxation

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


  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.
  5. Skills Requirement: Must complete Electronic Tax Research for one skills credit.

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

Download the 2015 Taxation Certificate Course Audit

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