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Master of Science in Taxation

Become a trusted advisor in 10 months.


Graduate confidently and prepared to make the right recommendations and maximize the value of top accounting firms or corporations. This STEM-designated program prepares students for careers requiring a high degree of specialized tax knowledge in public accounting, private industry, and government.

Who's It For?

The MS in Taxation program is ideal for those with an undergraduate degree in accounting or finance who seek to specialize in the area of federal taxation.

Program Type
Specialized Masters

On Campus

Time Commitment
Full Time

Start Date
January & August

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Master in Taxation


Graduate confidently and prepared to make the right recommendations and maximize the value of top accounting firms or corporations. These are just a few of the ways Miami Herbert gets you industry-ready.


100% of those seeking employment achieved a full-time job after graduation.


Pass Rate

Miami Herbert’s CPA exam first time pass rate compares to the national average of 55 percent.


Points Higher

The average Miami Herbert student CPA exam score is 8+ points higher than the national average of 72.3.



The Financial Times ranking placed Miami Herbert’s Master of Accountancy at #37, 2020.

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Future-Proof Your Career

When you graduate from Miami Herbert, you join a diverse community of 45,000+ business leaders around the world. One-on-one career coaching accelerates your opportunities. Alumni employers include:

  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • Berkowitz Pollack Brant
  • BDO
  • Cheery Bekaert
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young 
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Lennar
  • Mastec
  • MBAF
  • PwC
  • RSM
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Ryder
In Their Own Words

Our Students

MS in Taxation students come from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of academic and professional experiences, but with one thing in common: the drive to become global business leaders.
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Full-time Student

"The Master of Taxation program at the University of Miami has been a transformative experience for me. The rigorous curriculum, the dedicated faculty, and the real-world focus opportunities have given me the skills and knowledge to thrive in the real world and prepare me for my CPA journey and role in tax at Deloitte."

Clarissa Eraso
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Full-time student

“The MS in Taxation program is taught by cutting edge professionals who have had direct impacts in tax regulation and law, providing students with exclusive knowledge that will give them a sharp and distinct advantage amongst competitors.”

Marko Prats Master of Science in Taxation
Learn from the Best


Our outstanding faculty are recognized worldwide for their teaching and cutting-edge research.

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Miguel Minutti-Meza

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Accounting
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Khrystyna Bochkay

Assistant Professor, Accounting
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Sundaresh Ramnath

Associate Professor, Accounting
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Daniel Medina

Lecturer, Accounting

Meet Your Enrollment Advisor

Steven Aportela has been in the higher education industry since 2008. He has served in various roles including Admissions, Academic Advising, and Financial Aid. Steven is recruiting for three of our specialized masters programs in Accountancy, Taxation, and Finance. Steven holds a Master’s degree from Steven’s Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University. Steven is actively involved in community here at the University of Miami. Fun Fact, Steven lived in China for 2 years prior to COVID.
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