Executive Master of Taxation (EMTAX)

Earn your advanced degree in taxation with Florida Atlantic University's AACSB-accredited Executive Master of Taxation (EMTAX) degree.

The program is designed for working professionals seeking in-demand tax specialist roles in public accounting, private sector, and the government. The EMTAX courses may be used to satisfy the education requirements of the CPA and other professional licenses. 

The EMTAX program provides a learning environment where a concentrated effort between professor and student results in the mastery of all the components of a graduate-level tax curriculum. Students develop tax-related knowledge and technical, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills: 

  • Technical competence
  • Appreciation of tax policy
  • Conceptual understanding of taxation 
  • Awareness of tax professional responsibilities

Program Start Dates

The Executive MTAX program begins twice per calendar year:

  • Summer semester (May)
  • Fall semester (August)  

Executive MTAX Program Features

  • College of Business AACSB accreditation 
  • Dedicated state-of-the-art Executive Education facilities
  • Courses taught by industry experts and world-class faculty
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals
  • Degree completion in 1 ½ - 2 ½ years without work interruption 
  • Flexible scheduling:
    • Weekly Live-virtual every Saturday
      • Classes live-streamed from 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM 
    • 100% Online (asynchronous)
      • Recorded lectures available 24/7 
    • Optional in person, once-a-month at the Davie West campus
      • Includes breakfast and lunch
    • Combination of live-virtual, online, and in person 

Executive MTAX Facts

  • The program flexibility enables participants to continue their professional responsibilities while earning a graduate degree.
  • The curriculum allows non-accounting undergraduate degree students to complete the program by taking two additional courses built into the schedule. Prerequisites are not required outside of the program.
  • Each cohort begins and progresses through the program sharing the same sequence of classes and educational experiences.
  • Upon completion of the EMTAX program, students will have earned the Master of Taxation degree. 
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