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 Uniform CPA exam, due to the program's CPA education and preparation.
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.
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.