Taxation, MST

The D'Amore-McKim MS in taxation program is designed with the working professional in mind. Courses begin three times per year: in fall, spring, and summer. The MST program is focused on teaching you to analyze the Internal Revenue Code. You can also expand your professional network by connecting with other tax professionals in Northeastern's alumni and corporate communities.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Course Work

ACCT 5230Federal Tax Issues and Analysis3
ACCT 5232Estate and Gift Taxation3
ACCT 6231Corporations and Shareholders3
ACCT 6233Tax Research Methodology1.5
ACCT 6234Tax Practice, Procedure, and Ethics1.5
ACCT 6235Partners and Partnerships3


Complete 15 semester hours from the following:15
Consolidated Returns
Income Tax Accounting
State and Local Taxation
International Taxation: Inbound Transactions
International Taxation: Outbound Transactions
Taxation of Financial Instruments
Advanced Flow-Through Entities
Tax Exempt Entities
Strategic Tax Planning
Retirement Plans
Estate Planning
Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
Financial Planning for Investments
Financial Planning for Insurance
Executive Compensation
Taxation of E-Commerce
Advanced Topics in Accounting
Planning for Estate Tax Issues
Tax Accounting for Income Taxes

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

30 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required