The graduate certificate in advanced studies in taxation is for tax professionals who already have a graduate taxation degree, but who wish to update and broaden their knowledge of taxation law.
Admission to the Advanced Studies in Taxation program is open to students who have received MS or MBA in Taxation (or LLM in Taxation) degrees from Golden Gate. Admission for those students whose graduate taxation degrees were obtained from schools other than GGU is conditional upon prior approval of the dean. For further information, refer to Admission to Certificate Programs .
Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before enrolling in the certificate courses. For further information regarding certificate completion requirements, see Degree Requirements for Graduate Programs .
Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement
Students admitted to this graduate certificate program must meet the graduate writing proficiency requirement within their first term in the program by successfully passing the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or by completing ENGL 201 Graduate Writing with a grade of “B” or better. See Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement for more information.