Tax Accounting Graduate Certificate

The Tax Accounting Graduate Certificate is a 12 semester hour (4 course) program.  The certificate may be applied to the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program with two of the courses ACCT 538 & ACCT 540 required as part of the core and advanced core.  Both of these courses are offered each semester on the current courses schedule.  For more information contact Dr. James Hamill at 903-886-5659 or email

Certificate Requirements:

Coursework must be completed at A&M-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA on all courses used for the certificate.  Fifteen semester hours from the following (no substitutions):

ACCT 538 Individual Income Tax Accounting
ACCT 540 Advanced Income Tax Accounting
ACCT 551 Advanced Issues in Taxes
ACCT 597 Special Topics

Required Documents for Admission:

  • Application
  • Application fee: $50 domestic student
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards the bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).