The Master of Science in Taxation (MS.Tax) program prepares students to be professionals with impact. Our promise is that our graduates will be the most technical among their peers as they embark on a career in tax. We accomplish this through an innovative curriculum based on continuous feedback from employers, alumni, and our Advisory Board, which is comprised of practice leaders in a variety of roles across the United States. In addition to a deep exposure to the application of tax rules and regulations, students learn technological and communication skills essential to success in today’s client-services profession.

CPA Exam Success 

The first-time CPA exam pass rate for Gonzaga students is 82.4%, which ranks 10th in the nation (large programs) and #1 on the west coast!

Statistics published annually by the NASBA reveal that Gonzaga students consistently perform significantly above the national average on all sections of the CPA exam. 

Nationally Ranked  

Gonzaga's Graduate Accounting programs are currently ranked #28 by U.S. News and World Report in the Best Graduate Schools rankings. 

Gonzaga Accounting has ranked in the top 30 annually since 2012.

Job Placement

Gonzaga MS.Tax graduates are consistently employed at a rate of 100% within 3 months of graduation!

Strong job placement is largely due to our excellent on-campus recruiting program, as well as the strong relationships our faculty maintain with employers.

Learn more about the Curriculum.

Graduate Accounting Ranked #28

U.S. News & World Report ranks Gonzaga’s Graduate Accounting as the 28th best in the nation, a testament to our remarkable students and faculty.

CPA Exam Pass Rate #10 in Nation

Our 1st-time CPA pass rate of 82.4% is 10th best in the nation (large programs) and #1 on the West Coast.

How to Apply

Students may be admitted to the program prior to the start of any term. Learn more about how to apply!