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  Jan 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Business Administration, Taxation Major, M.B.A.

The Master of Business Administration: Major in Taxation at Goldey-Beacom College provides graduates with a solid background in major areas of taxation. This program is designed for practicing accountants and lawyers, financial managers and planners, and those accounting majors entering into the field of taxation. Special emphasis is placed on technical competence in applications of the current tax law as well as tax research. The program is designed to prepare graduates for careers in the public and private sectors; including public accounting, and tax planning, but will not in and of itself qualify any persons to sit for the CPA exam.

Program Goals:

Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Administration degree, students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, terminology, and approaches in the major areas of management and related decision-making technologies.
  • develop knowledge of the terminology and concepts used in marketing and to apply these concepts effectively in understanding the complexities of decision-making in today’s competitive marketing environment.
  • demonstrate mastery of advanced knowledge in corporate financial management topics including capital budgeting, cost of capital & capital structures, financial analysis, time value of money & valuation methodologies.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to continued success in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.


The MBA Program with a Major in Taxation consists of:

Core Competency Courses (6 Credits)

Students with satisfactory undergraduate records may have some of these foundation courses replaced with additional graduate elective courses.

MBA Courses (15 Credits)

* Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting should take ACC 645 .

Total: 36 Credits