Master of Laws in Taxation
Washington University in St Louis

Program Details

The online Master of Laws in Taxation program is for lawyers who want to develop an expertise in the field of law.  The curriculum provides an overview of tax law, including the procedural and technical aspects and tools needed to solve complex tax problems and adapt to changing legislation.  You will learn about federal, state, and local tax law and areas including estate planning, employee benefits, and corporate taxation.  Students complete three required courses and then choose from a variety of electives to meet their interests and career goals.


  • Must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Interview

Each spring and fall, students in the program can attend an optional weekend learning experience in St. Louis, Missouri.

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission