SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 4, 2013) - Two Golden Gate University graduate programs have been named Best Tax Programs in a nationwide survey by Tax Talent -- with GGU's Braden School of Taxation topping one list.
The Braden School's Master of Science (MS) in Taxation program ranked first (tied with DePaul University) out of 63 schools in the second annual survey ranking the highest-regarded college taxation programs, based on the responses of 128 heads of corporate tax departments nationwide.
In a similar survey, GGU's School of Law also was recognized. Tax hiring authorities ranked GGU's Master of Law (LLM) in Taxation 10th out of 31 programs nationwide.
"These national survey results underscore the hard work our schools of Law and Taxation have done to create excellent master's degree programs that give our students the tools they need to become leaders," said Golden Gate University President Dan Angel.
GGU's School of Taxation recently kicked off its second annual Braden Business Leadership Speaker Series, which features renowned thought leaders including former legislators Willie Brown and Fiona Ma. The lunchtime series is free and open to the public.
For more information, please visit ggu.edu/business-leadership-speaker-series.
Golden Gate University, a private nonprofit university, has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, taxation, business and related areas for more than 110 years. GGU enrolls 5,000 students annually and represents 68,000 alumni.
The school's main campus is located in San Francisco, with additional teaching sites in the Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Seattle. Most degree programs are also available entirely online. Founded in 1901, GGU is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).