Admission Requirements: MS Taxation

Admission Requirements: MS Taxation
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stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Taxation online program. Admission is selective and based on a combination of factors including academic and professional achievement, strong communication skills and a proven record of effective leadership.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Online Application

Application for Admission: Choose “Business Administration (Tax) – Online, Master of Science” on the application
Fall 2024 – Application fee (normally $65 domestic/$70 international) is waived, ask your Enrollment Services Advisor for more details

Letter of Recommendation

One of recommendation. This can be an academic or professional recommender.

Please note that the name and email address of the recommender are required.

Goal Statement

Statement of purpose essay explaining in less than 500 words how the Lindner MS Tax program will further your career goals.

Current Resume or CV

Unofficial school transcript(s)*

Unofficial school transcripts are required for the application, including University of Cincinnati transcripts.

* Once accepted, applicants will need to send official transcripts to [email protected] OR the following physical address:
Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati
110 Van Wormer Hall
P.O. Box 210627
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

Additional information is available at or you can contact your Enrollment Services Advisor for additional guidance.

International Students

An official TOEFL/IELTS is required for all international applicants.

International applicants must also submit foreign transcripts for evaluation to an agency recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluating Services (NACES;