Rigorous training and superior preparation
BU Law’s Graduate Tax Program (GTP), established in 1959 as one of the nation’s first graduate tax programs, stands as one of the best. It currently ranks second in the nation, according to the National Law Journal. We are #7 in tax studies among US law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report. And for three consecutive years, we’ve been ranked among the country’s top five LLM in Taxation programs in the annual TaxTalent survey of corporate tax department heads.
Employers value the BU law LLM credential because it signals rigorous training and superior preparation. We offer one of the most comprehensive curricula for advanced tax studies in the country. Simply put, we equip students with the practical skills required for immediate success in the field of taxation, whether they earn the degree through residential studies in Boston, online from home, or through a combination of both formats. Our graduates—over 3,000 strong—consistently tell us that their BU LLM degree has been an essential ingredient to their professional success.