Northeastern University’s Online Master of Science in Taxation has been specifically designed and structured for working professionals like you. To accommodate your schedule, there are six start dates available throughout the year, so you can get started at your convenience.
Most students spend an average of about 15 to 20 hours a week studying. They make time in the evening, on weekends, and when traveling for business, as well as other times that fit in their busy schedules.
The Master of Science in Taxation consists of 30 credits — 15 credits of required courses and 15 elective credits. The majority of courses are five weeks long.
The D’Amore-McKim School of Business also offers an on-campus MS in Taxation. Learn more about the on-campus program.
Online Master’s in Taxation Course List
Core (5 Courses)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|ACCT 5230||Federal Tax Issues and Analysis||3|
|ACCT 6231||Corporations and Shareholders||3|
|ACCT 5232||Estate and Gift Taxation||3|
|ACCT 6235||Partners and Partnerships||3|
|ACCT 6292||Tax Research, Practice, and Ethics||3|
Electives (Choose 5 Courses)
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits||Entity Track||Individual Track|
|ACCT 6239||State and Local Taxation||3||X|
|ACCT 6240||International Taxation: Inbound Transactions||3||X|
|ACCT 6241||International Taxation: Outbound Transactions||3||X|
|ACCT 6243||Advanced Flow Through Entities||3||X|
|ACCT 6246||Retirement Plans||3||X|
|ACCT 6248||Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates||3||X|
|ACCT 6249||Financial Planning for Investments||3||X|
|ACCT 6250||Financial Planning for Insurance||3||X|
|ACCT 6264||Planning for Estate Tax Issues||3||X|
|ACCT 6265||Tax Accounting for Income Taxes||3||X|
Note: All courses are subject to change.