McGeorge School of Law

Tax Certificate of Concentration Requirements & Curriculum

  • A minimum of 12 units is required to complete a Tax Certificate of Concentration.
  • Students must complete all of the required courses. For scheduling purposes, please note that Federal Income Taxation is a prerequisite to Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations and Taxation of Real Estate Transactions. Federal Income Taxation must be completed before, or concurrently with, Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders.
  • In addition to the required courses, students must complete one course from the electives list.
Required Courses (complete all)
Course Units
Federal Income Taxation
Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations 3


Elective Courses (complete one)
Course Units
Estate & Gift Tax/Estate Planning
Taxation of Real Estate Transactions
U.S. Taxation of International Transactions 3
Externship with a tax law focus (advanced written approval required) 3



Contact Christine Manolakas, Director, Tax Certificate of Concentration
Email | 916.739.7110