As one of the top graduate tax programs in the nation, the Carlson School Master of Business Taxation program is led by world-class faculty. By partnering with the Twin Cities business community, these distinguished educators impart real-life experience and in-depth knowledge of the tax industry in the classroom.

  • #1

    Top 40 Values in Master of Taxation Degree Programs - Online Accounting Degrees, 2016

  • 24

    of the top 25 CPA firms have MBT graduates and students in the tax department

  • 22

    of the top 25 public companies employ MBT graduates and students in their corporate tax departments


  • Real-World Expertise

    Faculty actively participate in the local tax community and are experts on a range of taxation topics 

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  • Increased Career Possibilities

    Carlson offers not only the content to expand your professional opportunities, but also the network to find those opportunities

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  • An Essential Credential

    With increased importance on education and growing demand for tax professionals, Carlson has great success placing its graduates, locally, nationally, and internationally

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Carlson School Commencement 10

    Alumni Perspective:
    Jay Nibbe

    Master of Business Taxation alum and Global Vice Chair of Tax at Ernst & Young Jay Nibbe discusses how the program leverages the principles of tax and applies them to the real world.