BU’s LL.M. in tax law is designed for working attorneys, who can complete the course full-time in four sessions or part-time in four years. Students pursuing the degree will have access to support services that include academic advising and career guidance.
The program was converted into an online form in order to provide students, either in the U.S. or abroad, with the key concepts tax law and practical understanding of how complex tax issues are handled in and out of the courtroom.
The LL.M. in Taxation is the second advanced law degree that BU has brought online in as many years. In March 2011 the university expanded its LL.M. program by launching an Executive LL.M. in International Business Law that combined a two-week on-campus residency with online instruction.
BU is also planning on further expanding its online program in 2013; the university announced that it will begin incorporating elements from the LL.M. in Taxation program into Executive LL.M. classes. This will allow students pursuing an Executive LL.M. to specialize in international taxation.
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