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Become Influential

M.S. in Taxation students have a multitude of career paths available to them. Additional certifications and past and future work experience will define how you leverage your degree. Potential positions for our graduates include:

Certified Public Accountant
Wealth Manager
Corporate Tax Director

Tax Consultant
Mergers and Acquisitions Strategist
Personal Investment Advisor

For our students interested in working for an accounting firm, your employment options are endless. The majority of top firms recruit LMU accounting students for full-time employment. A sample of some of the firms that visit the LMU campus include:

Green Hasson Janks
Moss Adams
Lucas Horsfall


If you are interested in owning an accounting practice, an M.S. in Taxation is the easiest pathway.

  • Tax advising and preparation is the most sought-after professional service.
  • You can start a firm on your own or with minimal staffing.
  • Start-up and overhead costs are minimal.

Where Our Alumni Work

The majority of LMU accounting alumni elect to work at an accounting firm, while others accept opportunities at corporations or small businesses. Here is a small sample of where you can find our alumni.

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Meet Accounting Alumni

Jashley Dy '19, M.S. '20
When Jashley heard LMU accounting students speak at Preview Day, she decided she wanted to earn her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and CPA license, all at LMU.