Earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.)
in Taxation Online in 1 Year

Specialize in Tax Law at a Top-20 Law School ¹


Designed for lawyers and law school graduates who want to specialize in tax law, Washington University School of Law’s online Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation program prepares students to assist individuals and organizations in all major areas of tax, such as estate planning, employee benefits and corporate taxation.

24 credits
1 year to complete

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum will provide you with an overview of the procedural and technical aspects of federal, state and local tax law, as well as the tools to solve complex tax problems and adapt to legislation.

The faculty members for the online LL.M. in Taxation program are the same nationally and internationally recognized experts who teach on campus at the School of Law; they bring their industry knowledge and real-world tax law experience into the online classroom.

Our immersive course work and additional resources are designed to enrich your experience in the program and help you focus your studies on your area of interest:

  • Electives: You will be able to choose from a variety of electives including International Taxation, Federal Tax Procedure and Accounting for Tax Attorneys.
  • Law Databases: You will have access to LexisNexis and Westlaw, two legal research databases, to inform your writing and research throughout the program.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree to apply. For applicants with an LL.B. or equivalent degree, law school approval is required.

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¹ U.S. News & World Report, 2019