2016-2017

Master of Science in Taxation (MST)

The Master of Science in Taxation (MST) is a part time program designed for individuals who have a basic knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code and who seek advanced knowledge of federal and state tax laws and applications. MST applicants should possess a strong academic record and are encouraged to have professional experience.


The learning goals of the Master of Science in Taxation program are:

Goal 1

Graduates of the Bryant Master of Science in Taxation program will have an understanding of individual income taxation, including the ability to demonstrate competency in the areas of income, deductions, credits, and tax computation.

Goal 2

Graduates of the Bryant Master of Science in Taxation program will have an understanding of the tax consequences of acquiring, holding and disposing of property.

Goal 3

Graduates of the Bryant Master of Science in Taxation program will have an understanding of corporate income taxation, including the ability to demonstrate competency in the areas of formation, operation, distributions, and redemptions.

Goal 4

Graduates of the Bryant Master of Science in Taxation program will have an understanding of sub-chapter K taxation (including partnerships, limited liability companies, among other organizations), including competency in the areas of formation, operations, allocations, distributions, and sales of K entity interests.

Required Courses
Individual Income Taxation
Sales and Exchanges of Property
Corporations and Shareholders
Partnership Income Tax Problems
Elective Courses
Select 6 from the following courses:
Accounting for Income Taxes
Estate and Gift Taxation
Tax Practice and Procedure
Advanced Income Tax Problems
Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
Pension and Profit Sharing
Corporate Reorganizations
Business Tax Planning
Multi State Taxation
Estate Planning
International Taxation