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Postgraduate Certificate Taxation

Offered by Portland State University’s nationally-ranked School of Business, the graduate certificate in Taxation equips you with targeted, high-impact tax expertise.

Quick Facts

Part-time Duration 2 years
Starting in: June, September
Tuition Fee: $797 per credit
Location: Online

Our Taxation program at Portland State University caters to working professionals in accounting, law, business, financial planning, and related fields. It’s also ideal for accounting majors who need a fifth year of education to qualify for the CPA exam.

Designed in collaboration with corporate tax practitioners and public accountants, the program emphasizes practical, results-oriented taxation and accounting expertise. Online courses enable you to complete the taxation certificate while you’re working full-time, and course schedules never interfere with tax season.


  • Online courses offer flexibility for working professionals
  • Designed to sync your classes with the accounting recruitment cycles
  • School of Business holds prestigious dual accreditation from AACSB in accounting and business
  • Results-oriented curriculum designed by tax professionals
  • Relevant for working professionals who specialize in taxation, accounting, law, investing and other fields

Courses Included

  • Taxation of Property Transactions
  • Pass-through Entities
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Tax Accounting Methods and Periods