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Silicon Valley, a technology hub, is the perfect place to earn an Advanced Certificate in High Technology Tax. With just three courses, you can begin providing tax solutions for biotech, green technology, web-based, and various other tech companies.
The Advanced Certificate in High Technology Taxation serves as a post-MST program. This is a chance for students to enhance their MST or MBT degrees with career-specific courses. Courses included are Tax Considerations for High Technology Companies, Taxation of Partnerships, Corporation Reorganizations, and Employment Taxation and the Modern Workforce.
Choose three courses through Open University to customize your learning.
According to Business Insider, Silicon Valley is an almost $3 trillion neighborhood thanks to big-name companies based there, such as Apple and Google.
One-of-a-kind learning opportunity
The Advanced Certificate in High Technology Taxation is the only certificate of its kind. High-tech taxation is a complex field, and a certificate that specializes in this area offers career advantages in the technology sector.
- Apple, one of the leading tech companies, has postings for tax jobs located in Silicon Valley. In August 2022, they hired an International Tax Manager. Other high-tech companies to look for are Intel and Google. In August 2022, Google posted a tax job, International Tax Operations Specialist.
- Financial Manager is listed as the #2 best business job, #7 in the 100 best jobs, and #16 in best-paying jobs for 2022. Employment for Financial Managers is supposed to grow by 17% between 2020-2030, which is much higher than the average for other occupations.
“Identifying compliance and planning issues as well as opportunities for high-tech companies require advanced tax knowledge in the treatment of R&D and restructuring. Expanding your MST skillset with additional coursework is a smart way to advance your career and take on more challenging and exciting work.”Mark Hoose
VP Global Tax at NVIDIA, MST Program Professor
Apply To The Program
- Admission Requirements
To enroll, you must hold an MST or MBT from a US institution.
- How to Register
Please complete the pre-screening form at least one month prior to the first course you wish to take. If you are verified and accepted, you will be contacted on the next steps.
For a full list of FAQs, check out the Certificate in Advanced Taxation page.
With evening classes that are scheduled to fit within the tax calendar, the Master of Science in Taxation is a great opportunity for those currently working in tax or accounting grads seeking 150 units to become a CPA. The 30 units can be completed full-time in 12 months or part-time in 24-36 months.
Hold the unique skills needed for a global career in tax with this post-MST Certificate in International Taxation. You can further hone your knowledge in this specific area by taking three advanced international tax courses.
Designed for those with a bachelor’s or master’s in accounting, the three-course graduate-level Certificate in Tax Practice serves as a foundation for tax research and knowledge. Participants choose their course focus from an array of tax courses offered.