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Graduate Certificate in Taxation

Program Details

Golden Gate University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Taxation. This program is designed for students and professionals who want a solid foundation of knowledge of the tax field. Some topics that will be covered are federal income taxation, adjusted gross income, taxable income, deductions, exemptions, taxation research tools, and nonrecognition property transactions. Students will also gain experience allocating items of income, installment methods, and Uniform Capitalization Rules.


  • Hold an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution
  • Demonstrate academic and professional capability to study at the graduate level
  • Possess quantitative, writing, and computing skills needed to succeed in a competitive and dynamic environment
  • Satisfy any additional criteria as required for admission to a specific degree program

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission