Accountancy - Tax
Application Deadlines
Fall:March 1
Contact Information: 
560 TNRB, Provo, UT 84602-3068
(801) 422-3951
Program Requirements: 

Required credit hours:  36

Tax: ACC 503, 523, 525560, 561, 562, 563, 566. MAcc elective: 3 hours from the Tax elective course list; Marriott School electives: 9 hours from the elective course list.

Admission Requirements: 

Required Tests

GMAT (average range 650 - 680)

Additional Requirements

  1. Premanagement and preaccounting courses
  2. 3.0 overall GPA


Program Outcomes: 

Develop Knowledge and Technical Proficiency in Accounting

Apply knowledge and demonstrate technical proficiency in accounting. Accounting includes, but is not limited to, financial and managerial accounting, financial statement auditing, accounting information systems, and taxation.

Working in Teams

Work effectively in teams to solve complex accounting problems.

Written and Oral Communication

Communicate the evidence, evaluation, and results associated with complex accounting issues orally and in writing.

Ethical Decision-making Processes

Apply high standards of ethical decision-making processes to complex accounting issues.

Global Mindset

Understand how individuals conduct business and be comfortable participating in cultures with people whose values, habits and practices are diverse.

Develop Advanced Knowledge & Technical Proficiency

Apply knowledge and demonstrate technical abilities in the advanced areas of taxation, including corporate taxation, property transactions, taxation of flow-through entities, international taxation, state and local taxation, individual taxation, and accounting for income taxes. Read, understand, and apply the Code and other primary tax authorities to resolve complex taxpayer issues.

Professional Research Abilities

Develop abilities to successfully perform tax research to resolve tax problems applicable in the United States and internationally.

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 72
International 4
Female 31
LDS 71
Non-White 7
BYU Undergraduate 71
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GMAT Composite Score 690.0
GMAT Quantitative Score 47.8
GMAT Quantitative Percentile 72.8
GMAT Verbal Score 37.0
GMAT Verbal Percentile 76.8
GMAT Analytical Score 5.1
GMAT Analytical Percentile 63.3
GMAT Integrated Score 5.0
GMAT Integrated Percentile 52.3
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 0.7
Graduated Per Year 63.4
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 72.4
Admitted Per Year 63.6
Percent Admitted 87.85
Average GPA 3.67