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Patterson School of Accountancy
University of Mississippi

Master of Taxation

The Master of Taxation (MTax) program offers graduate-level accounting education for students who are interested in taxation. While there are no required data analytics courses, students will gain knowledge of data analytics in some required coursework.

The MTax program requires 30 semester hours (10 three-hour courses) taken on the Oxford campus and can be completed in 10-12 months.

Required Accountancy & Taxation Courses (15 hours, 5 courses)

Taxation Electives (6 hours, choose 2 courses)

Accountancy Electives (6 hours, choose 2 courses)

General Electives (3 hours, choose 1 course)

Courses listed below are offered by the Patterson School of Accountancy. Courses at the 500 level and above that are offered by the School of Business Administration and School of Law as well as selected courses offered by other schools on campus are approved as general electives. An additional accountancy elective can be taken in place of the general elective.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Jennifer McClure, Director of Master’s Programs, at or (662) 915-1675.