MST At GGU?

Hey folks, I need your advice! I Passed the California CPA exam in 06/2016. I have a foreign bachelor degree in accounting and an acccounting certificate from UCLA extension with zero related work experience in the US. I applied to many entry level positions at public accountng firms ( big 4, mid sized and loal firms..) but no job offer beside 5 interviews. During the last interview, an honest firm partner told me the reason that I didnt get a job yet is  because I do not have a degree from the US. He strongly recommended to get an MST.

I heard that Golden Gate University is well respected and has good recruiting, no need to take the GMAT so that's nice, but I dont want get 20K debt and be back at square one with no job offers.

Does anyone have exeperience with the MST program at GGU? Is it worth it?

Thanks!

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