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Tax and valuation consulting for:

  • Estate planning
  • International taxation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Privately held business planning

In conjunction with ONU’s Pettit College of Law, this customizable curriculum is taught by outstanding law and business professors in the areas of tax compliance, tax planning, tax research and tax litigation. The MPPA core coursework is completed in an online-learning format in eight-week terms. The majority of the Tax Track courses are campus-based and offered through the Pettit College of Law in full semesters (16 weeks). 

This program can be completed in just one year of coursework, as a full-time student.

In addition, the Pettit College of Law offers a CONCURRENT JD/MPPA program for full-time students that would allow you to earn both a JD and the MPPA degrees within three years.

Curriculum/Program Sequence

Time period   Format   Curriculum component   Cr Hr
Summer   Online   MPPA 5741: The Accounting Professional   2
Summer   Online   MPPA 5301: Accounting Information Systems   3
Summer   Campus   TAX 5331: Federal Income Tax   3
Fall#1   Online   TAX 5101: Professional Ethics and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance   3
Fall#1-2   Campus   TAX 5371: Research Methods/Paper   3
Fall#2   Blended   TAX 5601: Business Valuation   3
Fall#1-2   Campus   TAX 5831: Taxation of Corporations   3
Spring#1   Online   TAX 5201: Corporate Governance and Accounting   3
Spring#1-2   Campus   TAX xxxx: Elective Course for Spring (below)   3
Spring#1-2   Campus   TAX xxxx: Elective Course for Spring (below)   3
Any       TAX 5801: Professional Experience   1
(Spring Electives)    
Spring   Campus   TAX 5411: Taxation of Partnerships and Partners    
Spring   Campus   TAX 5871: Business Planning    
Spring   Campus   TAX 5451: Non-Profit Organizations    
Spring   Campus   TAX 5931: International Taxation    
Spring   Campus   TAX 5431: Taxation of Estates, Gifts, and Trusts