Business Taxation Microcredential

Degree Type
Micro Credentials

The Microcredential 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 Microcredential 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 Microcredential 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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