2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Taxation Degrees

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These schools represent the least expensive options for obtaining an online master's degree in taxation. Strayer University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $4,480 annually. Classes include Individual Tax Research and Planning, International Tax Planning and Research, and Organizational Tax Research and Planning. Ranked #2, Southern Utah University offers a Master of Accountancy - Taxation at a tuition rate of $7,097 annually.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $4,480
# 2 #2 $7,097
# 3 #3 $7,500
# 4 #4 $10,530
# 5 #5 $10,890
# 6 #6 $11,286
# 7 #7 $11,910
# 8 #8 $12,610
# 9 #9 $14,185
# 10 #10 $15,065
# 11 #11 $16,000
# 12 #12 $16,350
# 13 #13 $16,950
# 14 #14 $18,735
# 15 #15 $20,000
# 16 #16 $20,400
# 17 #17 $20,480
# 18 #18 $22,875
# 19 #19 $24,000
# 20 #20 $26,550
# 21 #21 $27,082
# 22 #22 $29,700
# 23 #23 $30,000
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,480
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,929
  • Example Classes: Individual Tax Research and Planning; International Tax Planning and Research; Organizational Tax Research and Planning

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $7,097
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 925
  • Example Classes: Advanced Cost Accounting; Forensic Accounting; Property Transactions; Spreadsheet Modeling Craft; Taxes for Pass Through Entities

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Accountancy - Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,422
  • Example Classes: Advanced Cost Accounting; Advanced Income Taxation; Advanced Tax Policy and Research; Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master - Professional Accounting: Taxation
  • Master - Professional Accounting
  • Annual Tuition: $10,530
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,167
  • Example Classes: Advanced Individual Tax Accounting; Tax Planning and Strategies; Taxation of Business Entities; Taxation of Flow-through Entities

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Tax
  • Master of Science in Accounting - Tax
  • Master of Science in Strategic Finance - Tax
  • Annual Tuition: $10,890
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,718
  • Example Classes: Advanced Flow-Through Entities; Financial Planning for Insurance; Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates; International Taxation: Outbound Transactions; Retirement Plans

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Master of Science in Taxation - Taxation of Entities
  • Master of Science in Taxation - Taxation of Individuals
  • Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 21,375
  • Example Classes: Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Income Tax of Corporations and Partnerships; Federal Taxation of Individuals; Tax Research Methodology/Practice & Procedures

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Accounting - Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $11,910
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,770
  • Example Classes: Advanced Corporate Taxation; Advanced Taxation of Pass-through Entities; Research in Taxation; Taxation of Business Organizations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation
  • Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation - Financial and Assurance Services Track
  • Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation - Taxation Track
  • Annual Tuition: $12,610
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,094
  • Example Classes: Advanced Managerial/Cost Accounting; Corporate Tax Decisions and Strategies; Economics for Global Decision Makers; International Tax Planning and Issues; Tax Research and the IRS; Taxation of Estates and Trusts

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Accounting - Tax
  • Annual Tuition: $14,185
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 15,531
  • Example Classes: Comparative International Taxation; Corporate Taxation; Federal Taxation of Partnerships; Fiduciary Income Taxation; Tax Planning & Research; US Taxation of International Transactions
  • Annual Tuition: $15,065
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,930
  • Example Classes: Concepts of State Property and Transaction Taxation; Estate and Gift Taxation; Family Office and Multi-Generational Planning; Tax Exempt Organizations; Taxation of Closely Held Corporations; Taxation of Real Estate
  • Annual Tuition: $16,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,396
  • Example Classes: Concepts of Federal Income Tax; Corporate Taxation; Estates & Trusts: Planning and Taxation; Partnership Taxation; Tax Research

Online Master's Degrees

  • Executive Master of Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $16,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,100
  • Example Classes: Consolidated Return Regulations; Foreign Tax Credit and Overseas Earning Repatriation Strategies for U.S. Based Business; Income Tax Treaties; International Tax Planning and Compliance Under Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2017; S Corporation Taxation; Tax Accounting for Vineyards & Wineries; Taxation of Electronic Commerce; Taxation of Foreign Persons with US Activities; Taxation of IRAs and Qualified Retirement Plans; Taxation of US Persons with Foreign Activities

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Advanced Financial Planning - Taxation
  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • MS Accounting Data & Analytics - Taxation
  • MS Taxation
  • MS Advanced Financial Planning - Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $16,950
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 33,217
  • Example Classes: Advanced Business Law for Accountants; Advanced Topics in Corporate Taxation; Advanced Topics in Individual & Pass-through Taxation; Estate, Trust & Gift Taxation; Tax Research & Jurisprudence

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS: Accounting: Taxation

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  • Annual Tuition: $18,735
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,278
  • Example Classes: Project Management for Tax Professionals; Tax Exempt Organizations; Taxation of Corporate Restructurings; Taxation of Financial Instruments; Taxation of High Net-Worth Individuals; Taxation of S Corporations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $20,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,097
  • Example Classes: Consolidated Tax Returns; Qualified Pension and Profit-Sharing Plans; Selected Topics in Taxation: Mergers and Acquisitions; Tax Accounting; Tax Crimes and Forensics; Tax Policy & Ethics

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $20,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 16,297
  • Example Classes: Business, Government, and Economic Tax Policy; Mergers and Acquisitions I; Negotiation Techniques in Taxation; Tax Aspects of Consolidated Returns; Tax Exempt Organizations; Taxation of the Small Business Corporation; Transfer Pricing

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Taxataion
  • Annual Tuition: $20,480
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,758
  • Example Classes: Consolidated Federal Income Tax Returns; Corporate Distributions, Liquidations and Reorganizations; Global Taxation Systems; Sales, Use, and Property Taxation; Tax Planning for European Union Member Country; Tax Planning for High Net-Worth Individuals

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting - Taxation
  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Master of Business Administration: Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $22,875
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,113
  • Example Classes: Charitable Gift Planning; Fundamentals of Testamentary Estate Planning Techniques; Global Tax Planning in Today's Dynamic Environment; Negotiating and Drafting Tax Provisions in Corporate Acquisition Agreements; State and Local Taxation: Controversy and Litigation Issues; Tax Prosecutions & Civil Penalties; Tax-Free Reorganizations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Taxation
  • LLM in Taxation (JD required)
  • Annual Tuition: $24,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,207
  • Example Classes: Federal Taxation of Income; Federal Taxation of Income From Trusts and Estates; International Tax Practice; Multi-Jurisdictional Taxation; Professional Tax Practice

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA in Law and Taxation
  • MS in Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $26,550
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,521
  • Example Classes: Advanced Taxation for Corporations and Pass-Through Entities; Controllership; Gift and Estate Taxation; Government & Nonprofit Accounting; IT for Accountants; Legal Issues in Accounting: Including Business Ethics & Social Responsibility

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Accounting - Public Accounting (Tax & Audit)
  • Annual Tuition: $27,082
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 11,124
  • Example Classes: Accounting for Income Taxes; Consolidated Tax Returns; IRS Tax Practice and Procedure; Partnership Taxation; Taxation of Subchapter S Corporations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Corporate Taxation
  • Master of Business Administration - Individual Taxation
  • Master of Science in Business Administration Tax
  • Master of Science in Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $29,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 27,403
  • Example Classes: Communication for Acct and Tax Professionals; Federal Estate and Gift Taxes; Income Tax Accounting and Auditing; Tax Research and Professional Responsibilities; Tax Theory and Ethics; Taxation of Transactions in Property

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Taxation
  • Annual Tuition: $30,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,191
  • Example Classes: Data Analytics for Accountants; Electronic Commerce; Estate, Fiduciary, and Gift Taxation; Multijurisdictional Taxation; Multinational Finance; Taxation of U.S. Corporations

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Accountancy - Tax Track