Taxation (Adv Cert)

To begin the Certificate in Taxation, students must fulfill one (or more) of the following:

  • Hold an MBA or comparable degree 
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting 
  • Hold a CPA certificate 
  • Be able to present evidence of having passed at least two parts of the Uniform CPA examination

Participants complete five courses in taxation in one of the four suggested options outlined below, which are designed to offer continuity by grouping courses into an integrated framework.

Students who want to take more than five courses and acquire deeper knowledge should consider applying for Fordham’s MS in Taxation.

Option 1: Closely Held Business Planning

Course Title Credits
TXGB 7010FEDERAL RESEARCH & PRCDR3
TXGB 7025TAX PLAN HIGH NTWRTH IND3
TXGB 70583
TXGB 7065CURRENT PROBLEMS IN TAX3
TXGB 70783
Total Credits15

Option 2: Entity Taxation

Course Title Credits
TXGB 7001CORPORATE TAXATION3
TXGB 7010FEDERAL RESEARCH & PRCDR3
TXGB 7015PARTNERSHIPS3
TXGB 7030CORP TAX PLANNING STRAT3
TXGB 7065CURRENT PROBLEMS IN TAX3
Total Credits15

Option 3: International Taxation

Course Title Credits
Five courses selected from the following:15
CORPORATE TAXATION
FEDERAL RESEARCH & PRCDR
CORP TAX PLANNING STRAT
INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE TAXATION
CURRENT PROBLEMS IN TAX
TAXATION OF U.S. & FOREIGN EXPATRIATES
FOREIGN TAXATION

Option 4: Estate and Gift Taxation

Course Title Credits
TXGB 7010FEDERAL RESEARCH & PRCDR3
TXGB 7020ESTATE & GIFT TAXES3
TXGB 7025TAX PLAN HIGH NTWRTH IND3
TXGB 7065CURRENT PROBLEMS IN TAX3
TXGB 70783
Total Credits15

For more information, please contact Lonnie Kussin at lkussin@fordham.edu or the Admissions Office at 212-636-6200 or admissionsgb@fordham.edu.