MASTER OF BUSINESS TAXATION WITH DATA ANALYTICS
PEPARING FUTURE ACCOUNTANTS
The Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (MBT) is a full-time, two-semester program for those seeking a career as a tax professional within the accounting industry. The MBT degree equips students with the multi-dimensional skills needed to navigate the rapid changes in data and technology within the tax profession and gain a competitive advantage in today’s job market.
The program integrates advanced coursework in tax and accounting with quantitative applications in modelling, data, analytics and technology. The program curriculum covers in-depth topics such as the impact of taxation on business operations and planning, corporate and partnership taxation, mergers and acquisitions, international taxation, state and local taxation, and tax research, policy and ethics.
When pooled with the appropriate undergraduate course work, the 30-credit MBT degree will provide the hours necessary to earn a CPA license. In addition, the MBT program includes a structured approach to prepare for the CPA exam along with discounted access to CPA Exam Review programs. You can view professional licensure disclosures provided by the university which goes into further detail regarding this preparation.
Effective for students in the program during Fall 2024 and beyond, the MBT program is STEM-designated, meeting governmental criteria as an approved field of study in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. International students who complete the MBT program and are working in their direct field of study are eligible to apply for potential visa extensions to gain up to an additional 24 months of work experience. Visit the Department of Homeland Security website for additional details.
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