S.J.D. in Taxation
University of Florida Levin College of Law
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The University of Florida Levin College of Law – through its Graduate Tax Program – offers the nation’s first Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) in Taxation, designed for those interested in tax law teaching and scholarship.
A candidate for the S.J.D. in Taxation degree is expected to spend at least three semesters in residence and complete 30 credit hours of graduate tax coursework, including at least eight credits in writing seminars and supervised research and writing, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5. Inappropriate circumstances, courses other than graduate tax courses may be approved to meet degree requirements. The degree must be completed within five years and is awarded only on the successful completion of a thesis, consisting of a single monograph or a series of at least three major articles, and must be defended before, and approved by, the candidate’s supervisory committee.