Taxation

The Bruce F. Braden School of Taxation offers you the top ranked tax program in the country. Our innovative courses are taught by tax practitioners and lawyers who are experts in their fields. No wonder 94% of our current students would recommend us to a friend.


"GGU provided me with in-depth, usable information taught by working tax professionals. Back then, we were able to learn and discuss real life situations facing our clients. Twenty years later, I am again applying what I learned at GGU in adjudicating tax appeal cases at the State Board of Equalization."

-- Fiona Ma (MS Taxation 93)
Member of the California State Board of Equalization


  • Designed around you. Whether you’re transitioning into the world of tax, or you’re an industry veteran looking to broaden your technical expertise, our MS Tax degree builds your skills and improves your job prospects.
  • Unmatched learning opportunities. You’ll complete a rigorous curriculum of foundation courses, advanced courses, and electives. You’ll also have the chance to participate in for-credit internships (for eligible students), personalized coaching placements, and mock interviews with real firm partners.
  • Flexible courses. You’ll have the choice of a fully online program, or in-person weekend and evening classes at our San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Seattle campuses.
  • Accelerated options. Our full-time, daytime cohort program allows you to finish your degree in 9 months.
  • A history of success. As a non-profit university that’s focused on nothing but your success, GGU has more than a 110-year history of respected industry professionals teaching dynamic, innovative courses.

MS in Taxation

A comprehensive graduate degree program designed to train students for a career in the tax field. Ranked #1 by TaxTalent.com: Top 10 MS Tax Programs According to Tax Hiring Authorities.


MS in Advanced Financial Planning

An innovative degree designed for financial planners who have already passed the CFP examination and wish to reinforce key planning skills, increase their expertise in the areas of taxation or estate planning, and add the academic weight of a graduate certificate and a master's degree to their professional credentials.


Graduate Certificate in Taxation

A customizable graduate certificate program designed to prepare students for a career in the tax field.


Graduate Certificate in State & Local Taxation

A graduate certificate designed for students interested in becoming experts on state and local tax policies.


Graduate Certificate in Estate Planning

A specialized graduate certificate program designed to prime tax students for the CPE and CLE.


Graduate Certificate in International Taxation

A focused graduate certificate designed to prepare tax students for work with international corporations.


Graduate Certificate in Advanced Studies in Taxation

A specialized graduate certificate designed to help tax professionals with a graduate tax degree to update and broaden their knowledge.


Reach out to an enrollment counselor today to learn more about our comprehensive Taxation programs.

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