About Us

The top-ranked ILLINOIS MS Tax Program in Chicago is part of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Business’ Accountancy Department. As a one-year intensive advanced degree program, the MS Tax Program embodies the high standards for educational excellence and curriculum innovation that are trademarks of the College of Business and Department of Accountancy at ILLINOIS.

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davisAs a leading accountancy program in the nation, we attract world renowned faculty and distinguished professionals to teach in the MS Tax Program in Chicago. Our distinctive curriculum is acclaimed in academia and our degrees are highly valued by companies that recognize the excellence ILLINOIS students deliver throughout their careers. I encourage you to learn more about this special educational program and what it means to be part of the ILLINOIS family.

- Jon Davis, Professor and Head - Department of Accountancy
aquinoThe ILLINOIS MS Tax Program is the culmination of a collaborative effort by the University and the tax community to develop a program that would meet the multifaceted needs of today’s tax professionals. Under the leadership of Jon Davis and Howard Engle, a Board of Advisors has been assembled to ensure the MS Tax Program's innovative curriculum maintains the ILLINOIS standard of excellence and its ongoing relevance to the profession.

- Glenn Aquino, Director