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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Individual Taxation Graduate Certificate

In light of the old adage about the only two certainties in life, the field of taxation, of course, needs little introduction. It is a complex, highly specialized field, and one that has a steady need for professionals with the relevant expertise.

As the name suggests, the Certificate in Individual Taxation is for professionals looking to help individuals with their tax needs.

Whether you are a undergraduate student wishing to enter the field of Taxation and needing additional hours to sit for the CPA exam; or a practicing professional, looking to add a tax credential to your profile, this Certificate may be a good fit for your needs.

This Certificate is available in Distance Learning mode only.



The Individual Taxation Certificate is made up of 12 semester credits, consisting of 4 core courses. 

Course Number

Course Titles

Credit Hours

CORE  (4 semester credit hours required):
ACCT 8023Individual Tax Structure2
ACCT 8043Individual Tax: Special Topics2
Electives  (8 semester credit hours required):
ACCT 8030Partnership Taxation2
ACCT 8041S Corporations2
ACCT 8044State and Local Taxation2
ACCT 8046Estate and Gift Taxation2
ACCT 8080 & 8090Federal Tax Research: Individuals & Corporations4

Students may be able to selectively substitute courses to match specific career interests, subject to the approval of the Program Director.

To learn more about this certificate, please contact:

Margaret Reed, PhD, CMA, CFP
Associate Professor Educator and Academic Director, MS Taxation
312 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Jason Dickman
Director, Graduate Recruiting & MBA Engagement
606 Carl H. Lindner Hall