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Master of Science in Taxation

Become an Expert in the Tax Industry

Gonzaga’s Master of Science in Taxation (MS.Tax) program prepares you to make in impact as a technical expert in the tax industry.

Our 2-semester master’s degree prepares you for the CPA exam, giving you deep exposure to the application of tax rules and regulations, while developing the ‘soft-skills” essential for your success in today’s client-services profession.

Our graduates are among the most technical in the field and are working at some of the biggest firms in the world.

Why Choose Gonzaga?

CPA Exam Success*

  • The first-time CPA pass rate for our graduate is 82.4%
  • #10 in the Nation
  • #1 on the West Coast

Nationally Ranked

  • Consistently ranked one of the best graduate accounting programs in the country

Gonzaga Network

  • Excellent On-Campus Recruitment Program

*Based on most recent data.

Where our Graduates Work

This is just a sample of the top companies employing Gonzaga MS.Tax graduates. 

Where Our Graduates Work

  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Starbucks
  • CLA
  • Baker Tilly
  • CBIZ
  • KPMG
  • Amazon
  • RSM
  • BDO
  • Grant Thornton
  • Moss Adams
  • PwC
  • Microsoft
  • Nike
  • Eide Bailly
  • RSM
  • Costco

Alumni Spotlight

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Warren Wandell

US Business Tax Analyst

How Gonzaga connections led one alum to a career across the pond.

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Sasha Ducey

Tax Consultant

Gonzaga's network plays a huge role in landing job with Deloitte.

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Sam McEwan

MS.Tax 2022

As the MS.Tax Student of the Year, Sam was recognized for overall academic excellence as a graduate student. Sam passed all four sections of the CPA within four months while attending school full-time and working two jobs.