by Debra Johnson, Published June 10, 2014
YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University students will learn skills needed to serve as a tax professional in a new graduate program approved by the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents.
The program aims to attract a wide range of students, accountants, attorneys and executives who wish to advance their career and expertise in the field of taxation, and broaden their understanding of the compliance, ethics, planning and policy elements of tax practice.
The Board of Regents approved the new masters of science in taxation program at its June 10 meeting.
The new master’s program will teach students how to:
Graduates will be prepared to provide analysis and insight on challenging tax issues, tax preparation software, e-file, and will be fully prepared for the tax portion of the regulations section of the CPA exam.
The new program will be housed within the College of Business and will be available starting in the fall 2014.