Choose your format

Take classes on campus once weekly or try our new online interactive format.

Timing That Suits You

Take one or two classes a semester based on your work and personal scheduling demands. Personalize your progress.

Deepen and Broaden Your Tax Knowledge

Choose electives to deepen your knowledge of a tax specialty or broaden your knowledge into new areas.

On-campus vs. Online

General Description For local professionals who learn best in the traditional classroom environment, the on-campus program is designed for those with the ability to spend at least one evening a week on the University Park campus. For professionals outside of Southern California who seek an education from a top-three graduate tax program in the nation. For those who are motivated to work independently and participate each week in an online, interactive session with their peers and professor.
Program Start Fall (late August)  Fall (late August) 
Courses Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Fall, Spring, and Summer
Class Time After completing an online component, students will meet with professors on-campus from 7:30 to 9:00pm one weekday evening per week Most synchronous sessions are scheduled from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Pacific Time
CPA Waives GMAT Yes Yes
Program Length As few as 5 semester (about 20 months) or at a slower pace that fits your life demands As few as 5 semester (about 20 months) or at a slower pace that fits your life demands
Course Format Traditional classes meet once weekly for 3 hours (4 in summer). Occasional electives offer teleconferencing opportunities from Orange County campus or Woodland Hills Meet online, synchronously, for 60 to 90 minutes each week to discuss course concepts, ask and answer questions, and develop a network with professionals across the country.

Note: Some local students want the opportunity to take an occasional online offering. While online students have priority to register for online courses, available openings in the online courses are made available to on campus students in most cases.