Program at a Glance
Spring ’24 Final Application Deadline
The Graduate Certificate in Taxation program is designed for students and professionals who want a solid foundation of knowledge of the tax field.
Qualified students may earn a 15-unit Graduate Certificate in Taxation, giving them practical, general tax knowledge. Students must have earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.00 grade-point average. Individuals with an undergraduate GPA below 3.00 are welcome to apply and will be considered for admission based on employment history, professional accomplishments and recommendations.
- Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution, and provide official transcripts.
- Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English Language Proficiency Admission Requirements.
- Certificate students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- To apply for certificate programs, students should submit an admission application and fee.
Important Note: Graduate certificate admission is limited to domestic students. Students that plan to study on an F or J Visa may apply to graduate programs only.
Students are expected to possess proficiency in writing to ensure they can be successful in their course of study. Students may meet this requirement by satisfying one of the screening criteria listed under Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement.