GGU’s Master of Science in Taxation program is ranked as the top tax program in the U.S. according to a 2017 report by TaxTalent.com. Our alumni go on to great careers at:
• “Big Four” accounting firms – Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG;
• Other public accounting firms (global, regional, and local) – BDO, Andersen Tax, Moss Adams, Marcum, and Eisner Amper;
• Private industry – Oracle and almost every publically traded technology company; and
• Government – IRS, Franchise Tax Board, and Board of Equalization.
This video features four GGU tax alumni who work at PwC, EY, Cisco Systems and Apercen Partners. They discuss how they chose their career path, give advice to prospective tax students, explain the many job skills that are required, and debunk stereotypes. They also explain how academics must be combined with real-world knowledge for professionals to succeed.
What Graduates Say
—Suzy Maalouf, Project Manager at Cisco Systems
“I had the flexibility to do online courses because I travel for work…Now I get to work with great tech companies in San Francisco like Uber, Zendesk, and Reddit”
—Christopher Abad, Senior Tax Manager at Ernst & Young“I finished in 9 months and I met the firms and could network with companies and firms at GGU Lunch and Learn Sessions. When I had interviews, they recognized me and I recognized them.”
—Daniel Sanchez, Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers
“At GGU I learned how to do public speaking that is useful for talking to clients. Being able to come up with an idea and present to the client was huge.”
—Wylan Lau, Tax Senior, Ernst & Young
“I was already working in the field for a number of years and was looking to ‘up my game.”
—Charlotte Hoppe, Tax Manager, Apercen Partners