Advanced Certificate in Taxation

Individuals with an MST degree may enroll in an unlimited number of classes in the MST program. The MST Program offers an advanced certificate program for candidates who already have an LLM or MST Degree. Students have the choice of two different certificates: High Technology Business Taxation or Advanced Taxation.

The Advanced Certificate in High Technology Business Taxation will be awarded to a student who completes five additional courses (beyond their previous LLM or MST course work selected) and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA in such classes. Selections can be made from the following MST courses:

The Advanced Certificate in Taxation will be awarded to a student who completes five additional courses (beyond their previous LLM or MST course work selected) from the following MST courses:


How to proceed:

  1. Complete the application for the Advanced Certificate in Taxation and submit it to MST Program Director Annette Nellen or fax it to the number (408)-924-3463.

  2. To sign up for an MST course through Open University.

  3. Questions? Please contact MST Program Director Annette Nellen