SOURCE: Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University

November 25, 2015 03:00 ET

Golden Gate University MS in Taxation Program Ranked Number One in the US by Tax Hiring Authorities

GGU Also Ranked in Top 10 Nationally for Master of Accounting, LLM in Taxation, and Juris Doctor in Taxation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 25, 2015) - Golden Gate University (GGU) Master of Science in Taxation program was recognized as the best taxation program in the US in TaxTalent's 2016 Top in Tax Educational Survey, listing the leading undergraduate, graduate and legal taxation programs according to tax employers. TaxTalent is an online career and leadership development portal for tax professionals that surveys corporate tax hiring authorities from across the country every year, asking them to rank up to five schools per tax program producing top tax talent.

The survey results also listed GGU among the top ten universities nationally for the following programs:

6th in the Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation program

7th in the Master of Accounting program with Taxation concentration

7th in the Juris Doctor program with Taxation specialization

8th in the Master of Accounting program

8th in the Undergraduate program with Accounting concentration

Moreover, these rankings place Golden Gate University School of Law's LLM in taxation as the best tax LLM in California for the third year in a row.

"Once again, our tax and accounting programs are recognized as the finest in the nation," said Fred Sroka, dean of the Braden School of Taxation and the School of Accounting at GGU. "With our industry-experienced and talented faculty, and enduring reputation and recognition for excellence among tax employers, our tax and accounting degrees open the door to job prospects and continue to offer our graduates a rapid return on their academic investment."

About Golden Gate University

For more than 114 years, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing high quality, practice-based undergraduate and graduate educational programs in law, taxation, business and related professions in an innovative and challenging learning environment that embraces professional ethics and diversity.

Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Silvia Baroni
    Associate Director of Communications & Media Relations
    sbaroni@ggu.edu
    415-442-6522