Graduate Certificate in Taxation

This certificate program provides you with in-depth exposure to tax compliance, tax planning, and tax policy. You’ll be prepared to handle complicated tax compliance tasks and ready to enter into a master’s program.

The Suffolk Graduate Certificate in Taxation (GCT) will dive into the intricacies of federal tax and prepare you to work in a large multinational, multi-state, or local firm that caters to smaller businesses and individuals. You can develop breadth of experience over tax compliance, tax planning, and tax policy through this certificate program.

As a part-time student, you can complete the GCT in as few as nine months. If you apply to the MS in Taxation or another other graduate business degree, you may be able to apply your certificate courses to reduce the time it will take to complete your degree.

Suffolk's Graduate Certificate in Taxation 

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • One letter of recommendation (learn more)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk

Cost Per Credit (2020-2021) $1,574

Courses & Descriptions

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.


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