Golden Gate University offers an online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Studies in Taxation to the adult student. This program is designed for working tax professionals. Those who have already completed taxation examinations will find this program beneficial in its leading-edge study of tax law.
This program is self-paced and flexible. Take the academic leap towards enhanced professional opportunities and options in your career. Earn a graduate certificate from GGU online and develop the knowledge and skills to stay relevant in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Golden Gate University is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
The WASC Senior College and University Commission accredits universities in California and Hawaii, including Stanford, University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, San Jose State. GGU has never chosen to apply for the optional AACSB accreditation because its requirements are not consistent with their mission and commitment to have students learn from former and current practitioners rather than pure scholars. To do this, Golden Gate focuses on hiring full and part-time faculty who have a strong practitioner background and bring their practical experience to the classroom. AACSB rules are not consistent with this approach and, unfortunately, many standard rankings such as US News & World Report base their information on AACSB. With more than 68,000 alumni, we are confident that GGU prepares students with knowledge and skills that can be used throughout their careers.
- AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (ABA)
- CALIFORNIA STATE BAR
- AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW SCHOOLS (AALS)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested
- Applicants must hold a tax master's degree.
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