Sturm College of Law offers one of the nation's oldest, largest and most prestigious Graduate Tax Programs in the nation. The Master of Taxation program provides a distinct education in both the legal process and the accounting aspects of tax practice. The interdisciplinary curriculum, in conjunction with Daniels College of Business, provides well-rounded preparation for tax accountants, who are expected to possess thorough knowledge of tax-related legal issues. Classwork is based directly on tax law, and students have the chance to add practical experience to their resumes through the Low-Income Tax Payer Clinic, as well as the Internship and Externship Program.
The Big Four accounting firms, as well as selected local and regional firms, recruit annually on campus. The majority of students who participate in recruitment are offered a professional position.