The Graduate Certificate in Taxation program gives students a practical, general knowledge of taxation.
Admission to the program is open to applicants who have successfully completed undergraduate degrees from regionally accredited institutions. Applicants must provide official and complete transcripts documenting that they have been awarded undergraduate degrees with overall grade-point-averages of 3.00 “B” or better. Individuals with undergraduate GPAs below 3.00 are welcome to apply and will be considered for admission based on employment history, professional accomplishments and recommendations. 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.