BU Law's LL.M. in Taxation ranked #4 in nation by tax hiring authorities

students walkingNew data released by JobsInTax.com ranks Boston University School of Law's LL.M. in Taxation #4 in the nation, according to tax hiring authorities. This is the second consecutive year that BU Law’s Graduate Tax Program has been ranked one of the top five programs in the country by the TaxTalent network.

The TaxTalent network surveyed 128 heads of corporate tax departments, asking them to select up to five schools (out of 32) with LL.M. tax programs that they hold in the highest regard when hiring candidates. Rankings were determined based on the total number of votes received by each school.

"This accolade simply confirms what we have known for years: The BU Law LL.M. in Taxation is universally recognized by employers as among the nation’s finest," said Richard Ainsworth, director of the Graduate Tax Program. “We pride ourselves on equipping students with the skills that are most sought after by employers, and we will continue to ensure that our program meets the demands of a highly competitive employment market.”

Established in 1959, BU Law's Graduate Tax Program was one of the first of its kind in the country and continues to lead the field in strength of curriculum and innovation. Students can now earn BU Law’s LL.M. in Taxation through three enrollment options: full-time, part-time and online. This fall’s class consists of 34 full-time residential students, 29 part-time residential students and 63 online students, representing 10 countries—including Mexico, the Netherlands, China, Thailand, Sweden, Canada, Germany, France, Korea and the U.S.

Reported September 4, 2013

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