MBA/MST Dual Degree

Bridge the gap between taxation and corporate strategic planning with this expedited dual degree covering corporate taxation and high-level business principles. With a curriculum designed to give you hand-on experiential learning, this program will prepare you to make an impact in determining business transactions in the global arena.

As of September 2021, the MST program is no longer recruiting new students or accepting applications.

In as few as 16 months, the dual MBA/MST degree will help you develop skills that pertain to both taxation and corporate strategic planning with this expedited dual degree covering corporate taxation and high-level business principles. This program will prepare you to make an impact in determining business transactions in the global arena.

You’ll graduate ready to strategically plan at the corporate level, whether that’s in mergers and acquisitions or long-term financial forecasting with tax law changes in mind. Suffolk’s dual degree is designed for professionals who want a global mindset with knowledge at the granular level. This dual degree program also qualifies students to take the CPA exam in Massachusetts. You’ll be well prepared with courses integrated with Becker's CPA Exam Review materials and electives designed to help you pass!

With our flexible fall, spring, and summer course offerings, you can take two classes back-to-back in one evening. We offer online courses on a space available basis for added flexibility.

Learn more about Suffolk's Master's in TaxationMaster's in Business Administration, or MBA Online.

What's New With Our MST Program?

Suffolk's MST program aims to place a greater emphasis on experiential learning by expanding and changing the way course materials engage our students.

Some courses are available online, in a hybrid format, through distance learning, or in an accelerated format to add further opportunities for our students to determine the best balance between face-to-face and distance learning to suit their schedule and learning style.

At Suffolk, you will be repeatedly challenged to broaden your skills with hands-on experience in your courses, giving you the expertise to hit the ground running as you advance your career and to continue to stay at the front of the cutting-edge field of taxation.

Open More Doors with a Dual Degree from Suffolk

Suffolk University's dual degree programs give you an opportunity to obtain two degrees in a shorter time frame and with less cost than pursuing the two graduate degrees consecutively. Upon completion you will have earned two distinct graduate degrees, giving you the needed competitive edge to land a top job in a wider field.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • 2-minute video essay in response to a prompt (Instructions and the prompt will be provided in the application)
  • One letter of recommendation (Two letters required if candidate has less than 1 year of work experience. Learn more)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Cost of Graduate School at Suffolk (2021-2022)

Full-time per semester $23,970
Per Credit $1,598

Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer both merit- and need-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $23,000 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

Advising & Other Resources

Suffolk University offers graduate students—incoming, current, and alumni—help with navigating financial aid and payments, searching for career opportunities, and building a strong professional network. Our Graduate Student Services team supports you every step of the way with various services including application advising, financial aid counseling, international student resources, and other resources such as the Career Development Center or the Center for Learning and Academic Success. We also offer you value-added professional development workshops to bolster your experiential education and other professional skills while studying at Suffolk University.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

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