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MS in Taxation

  Carve out your specialized niche when you use your Lubin MS in Taxation to:
  • Navigate complex tax environments successfully
  • Distinguish yourself as a taxation specialist
  • Expand your professional preparation in accounting or law
An intensive approach to the study of taxation, this program provides the technical knowledge and skills to power a rising course in your career, from tax analyst to chief financial officer.
Average salary of recent Lubin Taxation graduates (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)


The MS in Taxation gives you the quantitative, analytical, research, and strategic skills you need to advise an organization about corporate income tax, capital gains, and valuation. You will leave better able to quantify risk and predict shifts in the tax environments that affect your industry. Credentialed in tax practice (CPA or LLM), every professor has had several years of full-time practice in the tax field and continues to practice. Through Lubin's MS in Taxation you gain:

  • Critical foundational skills
  • Essential knowledge of business tax issues
  • Specialized insight into complex tax scenarios
Click to view curriculum for the MS in Taxation.


Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of alumni and corporate partners that reaches into:

  • Major financial institutions
  • Media companies
  • Growing businesses in every industry

Gain valuable experience in one or more internships—with internationally respected companies. Students in the MS in Taxation program complete at least one internship and find daily opportunities to apply the knowledge they've gained in the classroom. Students in the MS Taxation Program have recently interned with:
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • KPMG
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
Convenient location: Pursue your MS in Lower Manhattan in the financial district, a vibrant urban campus, blocks from the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Connect with industry insiders: In addition to the connections and advice our faculty offer, our alumni—who are themselves industry insiders, rising and leading in a wide range of enterprises—actively connect with current students through our LinkedIn mentoring program.

Take full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers while you're here. They can guide you through the program and into your career, opening doors and making connections for you.

Elite accreditation—Lubin's dual accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, in both business and accounting, is an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world.

* Some program courses must be taken in NYC


A U.S. bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign school is the preferred undergraduate degree requirement for admission into the program. In addition to a resume, a personal statement, a GMAT or GRE score report, and two recommendations, applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. If you are applying for the MS in Taxation and are currently a CPA, CMA, or have been admitted to the bar, you may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE. A recent TOEFL score, no more than two years old, is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Recommended application deadlines are August 1 for the fall entry term and December 1 for the spring entry term. Click for our Application Guidelines and Checklist.

For admission information, please contact:

New York City campus
Graduate Admission
Phone: 212-346-1531

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MS in Taxation


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    Here's what to expect with an MS in Taxation:
  • Excellent compensation: $70,666 is the mean salary for recent Lubin graduates with an MS in Taxation (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)
  • Varied industries and professional paths
  • Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations. Companies that have hired recent graduates of the MS in Taxation program include:

    • BNY Mellon
    • BDO USA
    • Deloitte & Touche LLP
    • Ernst & Young
    • Grant Thornton
    • Marcum
    • Philip Morris
    • PricewaterhouseCoopers
    • RSM McGladrey

  • Join our distinguished alumni, pursuing careers around the globe

    In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experience—far beyond what you can expect at any other business school:
  • Meet top executives when they visit your classes and lecture on campus.
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners. Common locales include:
  • A Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
  • The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin alumni are employed here
  • NYSE: The rush of the trading floor
    "My Lubin professors combine extensive professional experience with a real dedication to teaching and advising, so that I gain the technical and practical skill set to provide invaluable service to my clients."
- Nick Amicucci '12