Master of Science in Taxation atAmerican University , Washington D.C.Kogod School of Business


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MS in Taxation provides a professionally-oriented specialty master's degree focusing on federal income taxation
  • This program is designed to advance students careers and broaden their options with skills in specialized areas and comprehensive expertise in the field of taxation
  • Students need to complete 30 credit hours of approved graduate coursework with a minimum of 21 hours in taxation, including two required core courses (6 credit hours) and five elective courses (15 credit hours)


  • University Rankings
    • #651-700

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #79

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #653

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 30,02,846
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,61,743
TransportationINR 1,16,004
Personal ExpensesINR 1,20,147
Technology FeesINR 19,886
Graduate Activity feesINR 4,972
Sports Center feeINR 10,772
Books and SuppliesINR 91,146
Enrollment FeesINR 41,430
Metro U-Pass FeeINR 22,538
TotalINR 5,88,638

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 27ᵗʰ October 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have earned an undergraduate bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average


Marks - 100/120


Marks - 7/9

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of their application, as additional funding may be available for applicants who submit scores. If they have not taken, and do not plan to take the GMAT or GRE, they may submit a Supplemental Essay in lieu of submitting a test score Applicants may submit a Supplemental Essay in lieu of submitting GRE or GMAT scores The essay is completed within the application in the Standardized Test section. The prompt for the supplemental essay is: "Tell us about a time that you have used quantitative methods or data to drive a decision-making process, either as a professional or in your academic experience." Length of approximately 500-750 words is suggested
Conditional Offer

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Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A statement of purpose is required. A length of approximately 750 words is suggested
  • The prompt for the statement of purpose is:-
    • Tell us about your decision to pursue a graduate degree or certificate at the Kogod School of Business
    • Please be sure to answer each of the following:
      • What short-term goals do you intend to achieve one (1) to five (5) years AFTER completing your degree?
      • What long-term goals do you intend to achieve five (5) to ten or more (10+) years AFTER completing your degree?
      • How will this degree help you in achieving these goals?

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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