Advance Your Tax Career at USF

USF offers the premier option in Northern California to prepare for tax practice.

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The USF LLM in Taxation and Master of Legal Studies in Taxation programs will prepare you for a successful career in tax.

Ranked 3rd best JD tax program and 8th best LLM tax program by Tax Talent

The programs are designed for working professionals. Expert faculty members—including USF's E. L. Wiegand Distinguished Professor in Tax Daniel Lathrope, who is academic director of the program, and Professor Joshua Rosenberg, author of leading treatises in tax law—empower lawyers, accountants, and financial professionals with a comprehensive understanding of tax law and policy.

Classes are conveniently located at USF’s Downtown Campus, and online courses are available. Both full- and part-time options are offered. Generous merit- and need-based financial aid packages are available. 


Sean DuganUSF’s LLM in Taxation accelerated my desirability in the job market and helped me start a promising career in tax. Additionally, because the program was so small, I not only made lifelong career connections, but lifelong friends as well.”

Sean G. Dugan ’15, Associate, Anderson Tax