Juris Master in Taxation
The University of Alabama

Program Details

The online JM in Taxation degree program from The University of Alabama offers accountants, business students, and CPAs the opportunity to obtain an advanced tax degree without having to pursue the JD. Students are prepared for professional careers dealing with personal tax, busines tax, or estate planning, and have the option of choosing electives in areas such as:

  • Tax Procedure
  • International Tax
  • Bankruptcy 
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Tax Accounting
  • Business Law


Students must travel to campus in July of their first year for comprehensive exams.

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business from an accredited university
  • Score of 300 on the revised GRE test or 500 on the GMAT
    • The GMAT will be waived for applicants who have successfully completed all four parts of the CPA exam
    • Applicants who have successfully completed other professional licensing requirements (e.g., Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analysts, Certified Management Accountant, etc.) can petition the admissions committee for a waiver of the GMAT requirement

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges