Graduate Certificates in Taxation

Advance Your Career Through Specialized Tax Study

Continued education can help you qualify for leadership roles in taxation and financial planning. The online certificates in taxation from the Carlson School of Management provide the specialized expertise you need to enhance your skills in areas most relevant to your career path. 

By completing just four to six courses, you can increase your marketability and stand out to employers as a tax expert.


Apply Taxation Certificate Credits Toward Your Next Degree*

The Carlson School's graduate credentials are stackable to fast-track your professional development. Students who complete an online graduate certificate in taxation can apply their credits toward the Master of Business Taxation degree program.

To begin this process, certificate candidates must apply for admission to the master's program. Contact us to learn more.

Explore Online Taxation Certificate Programs

The Carlson School offers online graduate certificates in a range of areas within the taxation field. Explore our options below to find the program that best aligns with your career goals and professional interests.

Closely-Held Business Taxation

For professionals interested in studying non-public corporate taxation, this certificate delivers a deep understanding of the technical rules and tax planning involved in closely-held businesses.

Format: 100% Online


Explore essential taxation topics that form the core of the full taxation degree program for an introductory study of the field.

Format: 100% Online

International Taxation

Become a subject matter expert in international taxation while studying corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, and more.

Format: 100% Online

High-Net Worth Individual Taxation

Designed specifically for financial planners, this certificate delivers a comprehensive knowledge of wealth transfer, property transactions, income taxation of fiduciaries, and more.

Format: 100% Online

Tax Executive Taxation

This certificate was created for professionals working in large corporate tax departments and focuses on subjects and skills most helpful for career advancement.

Format: 100% Online


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*Candidates who complete a certificate may apply it to the Master of Business Taxation program should they decide to continue. Students must begin the subsequent master's degree within five years of completing the certificate. Candidates may apply a maximum of one completed certificate towards subsequent master's program requirements.

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