Business Taxation Micro-Credential

Degree Type
Micro Credentials

The Micro-Credential in Business Taxation is designed for individuals that are in, or are aspiring to be in, the field of taxation. This is a graduate level program of study.

It consists of three courses: one giving an overview and grounding in the basics of business taxation, the second dealing with the taxation of pass-through entities, and the third covering corporate liquidations and reorganizations. Students successfully completing the requirements for the Micro-Credential in Business Taxation will have a solid education in business taxation and will be prepared to work in the tax department of public accounting firms or other business organizations.


Students are required to take 9 credits by completing all three of the following courses with a grade of B or higher. (Note: Those individuals with an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting may undertake the credential upon completion of specified prerequisites prior to beginning the Micro-Credential program.)

  • BU7570 Tax for Corporate Managers 3 cr.
  • BU7572 Taxation of S Corps, Partnerships, and LLCs 3 cr.
  • BU7575 Taxation of Reorganizations & Liquidations 3 cr.

Skills and Competencies to be Gained

Students who complete these courses at the required level will:

  • Demonstrate a broad and in-depth knowledge of business taxation principles, theories, and practice. This knowledge should enable students to develop solutions to complex issues utilizing critical thinking skills.
  • Be prepared to become socially responsible business leaders able to recognize ethical dilemmas and achieve resolutions in a socially and professionally responsible manner.
  • Understand the role of taxation in business and society.
  • Be able to communicate learned skills and competencies effectively.


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