Top 10 LLM Programs in Taxation Law in the USA

Specialising in an LLM in Tax Law can give your legal career a serious boost and entry to most courses is highly competitive.

Many US law schools have small classes and all are a collaborative learning experience.

If this is a field of law that you want to specialise in then our top 10 listing of the best LLM in Tax Law programs in the US* is here to help you choose the perfect course!

LLM in Taxation – New York University

Duration: 1 year full time or at least 2 years part time.

Cost: $61,764.00 for all full-time students and $3,163 per credit for all part-time students, including international students.

What You Will Study: Areas of study at NYU Law include Business Taxation, General Taxation, International Taxation, Tax Policy and Estate Planning. Part-time students study 4 to 6 credits per semester and require 24 credits to complete the course.

LLM in International Tax – University of Michigan

Duration: 1 year full time.

Cost: $56,844 for in-state students / $60,900 for out of state and international students.

What You Will Study: This course at the University if Michigan is designed for lawyers and academics already working in the field of tax law who wish to consolidate and expand their knowledge about US and International tax law and policy.

LLM in Tax – Northwestern University

Duration: 9 months full time or 2 to 5 years part time.

Cost: $63,558 for all full-time and $3,178 per credit for all part-time students including international students.

What You Will Study: Students at Northwestern University cover four main topics; Partnership Taxation, Taxation of Property Transactions, Corporate Taxation, and International Taxation. Part-time students must complete 24 credits to finish the course.

LLM in Taxation – Georgetown Law

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 to 5 years part time.

Cost: $61,800 for all full-time and $2,512 per credit for all part-time students, including international students.

What You Will Study: Students at Georgetown Law can study pure Taxation or specialise further with certificates in State and Local Taxation, International Taxation, Employee Benefits and Estate Planning. Part-time students need to finish 24 credits to complete the LLM.

LLM in Taxation – Washington University Law School

Duration: 1 year full time.

Cost: $54,888 for all students, including international students.

What You Will Study: This LLM in Taxation and Washington University Law School is a small and selective course with only 20 students each year who take an in-depth look at the ever increasingly complex world of tax law.

LLM in Taxation – Boston University

Duration: 1 year full time or up to 4 years online.

Cost: $51,210 total cost for all students, including international and online students.

What You Will Study: Students at BU Law will learn skills that are immediately applicable to their careers in tax law. All of the courses and specialities are available both online and on campus.

LLM in Tax – University of Washington

Duration: 1 year full time or up to 6 years part time.

Cost: $26,100 total cost for all students, including international students.

What You Will Study: The course at the School of Law at the University of Washington accesses the local legal community that advises the large corporations, such as Microsoft and Starbucks, which are located nearby in Seattle.

LLM in Taxation – University of Florida

Duration: 1 year full time.

Cost: $21,211 for in-state students and $37,993 for out-of-state and international students.

What You Will Study: This LLM in Taxation Law at UF Law aims to provide students with all of the skills and in-depth knowledge that they will need to excel in tax law practice.

LLM in Tax – Loyola Law School

Duration: 1 year full time.

Cost: $42,720 for all students with a US Law Degree / $54,240 for all students with an international Law Degree.

What You Will Study: The small class size of only 12 students at Loyola Law School means that this is a highly selective course that will prepare you for every aspect of tax law practice in the US.

LLM in Taxation – University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

Duration: 1 year full time or 4 years part time.

Cost: $47,520 for all full-time students / $16,071 per year for all part-time students, including international students.

What You Will Study: This is LLM at Sturm College of Law is jointly taught with the Masters in Taxation, meaning that accountants and lawyers attend the same classes exchanging knowledge with each other.

*SOURCE: US NEWS

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