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Curriculum – Master of Science in Taxation

Foster’s Master of Science in Taxation program offers broad training suitable for a career in public accounting. Students develop strategic thinking skills and learn to use tax law to optimize tax planning and compliance in a variety of areas. Our program strongly emphasizes communications; MST students work to develop their leadership and communications skills and the attitudes, ethics, and sense of personal and social responsibility that accompany the public accounting profession.

The MST program consists of 14 classes offered over the three-quarter academic year.

Autumn Quarter

Property Issues
Tax Procedures
Corporations I
Tax Research

Winter Quarter

Timing Issues
Corporations II
Conduits I
Communications I
Estate and Gift Taxation

Spring Quarter

Tax Provisions
Conduits II
Communications II
Special Topics Speaker Series
International and State and Local Taxes