Welcome to a truly unique program that powerfully fuses world-class academics and meaningful business experience—your Masters in Taxation.

In the dynamic environment of your classroom, learning becomes doing. You and your classmates will bring client scenarios to class and make them case topics resulting in insights you can put to work immediately. Your fellow students will also be engaged tax professionals, and you will learn from them as they learn from you. You will forge relationships that strengthen your all-important network as you discuss current tax challenges with renowned faculty and other tax professionals, engaging in discussions that go beyond the textbook into real world applications.

This program is ideal for those with an accounting or tax background seeking career progression as advisers and consultants, executives in public and private enterprises, and leaders in the field of taxation. As you sharpen your technical skills and command of current tax legislation, you will learn how to research and navigate the current internal revenue code and other tax platforms and anticipate and respond to changes in regulation.

This program has been approved by the Massachusetts State Board of Accountancy as a program that enables accounting undergraduate majors to meet the 150 credit hour requirement to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. It has also been approved by the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado as a program that meets the academic requirements to sit for the Certified Financial Planner Examination™.

It is extremely important to me that my professors bring their real-world taxation experience into the classroom because it creates a dynamic learning environment. Every professor I have had in the MS in Taxation program at D’Amore-McKim has brought real-world experience into the classroom. When I use examples from professors to explain tax related topics and issues, it allows me to gain credibility and build trust with my clients

Louis Sierra, MST’19

For tax professionals who want to stay current with industry and economic trends and enhance their tax planning skills, dive into our Full-Time MS on Taxation.

Tight schedule? Looking for resources to immediately advance your career? The Part-Time MS in Taxation fits in with your busy professional life.

Ideal for professionals with backgrounds in finance, accounting, law, and business, our 100% Online Master’s in Taxation degree aims to help build skills to meet the demands of a steadily changing tax industry head-on.

Meaningful Experiential Learning

Whether mastering analysis of tax legislation through the tax research and writing that is integral to each course, or studying flow-through tax issues and related partnerships, you’ll expand your knowledge base beyond the classroom and apply what you learn right away. Case studies. Guest lectures by industry insiders. Opportunities to launch a new venture with the support of mentors—or serve as a mentor yourself to an entrepreneur and share your tax expertise. Here, you’ll find that meaningful, real world experiences are central to everything we do.

Gain real industry experience by working face-to-face with growing businesses in need of financial services during their starting phases. These special requests range from tax support to budgeting and analysis.

Starting your own business venture? Work with mentors and access financial, marketing, and communications support. IDEA can help you bring your idea to life. Or, share your expertise by serving as a mentor and earn one credit.

International students who successfully complete a 15-credit certificate on campus are eligible to apply for OPT work authorization. Apply your classroom learning to real-world work experience.

Featured MS in Taxation Instructors

Among the faculty that make up the MST program, over 90% of those professors are also full-time practitioners, upholding professional careers in the tax industry. With diverse resumés such as a Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte, a Director at KPMG, and a Principal at Edelstein & Co, the different areas of experience that can be brought into the classroom are simply limitless.

See all faculty who regularly teach in the MS in Taxation program.

Upon completion of the program, you will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to demonstrate critical thinking in a business environment.