Master of Business Administration

Home to the biggest company HQs of the world, San Francisco presents an ideal opportunity for MBA aspirants. As one of the oldest universities, Golden Gate University presents that gateway for learners through it's MBA.

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  • Ranked Among Top 10%
    in USA
  • Ranked #1
    For Working Professionals by Washington Monthly
  • 120+ Years
    of Educational Legacy
  • 15 Months
    Recommended 15-16 hrs/week
  • Jun 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 70% Scholarship
    For 5000 Students
  • Overview
  • Certificate
  • Syllabus
  • Concentrations
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
  • Hiring Partners
  • Refer & Earn


Note that GGU is a member of AALS, not accredited.

About the Program

Live Masterclasses with Golden Gate University Faculty

Interact with Golden Gate University Faculty many of whom are practicing professionals in the silicon valley, delivered in a live-interactive format over weekend masterclasses.

Learn from Leading Practitioners

Get exclusive access to silicon valley based professionals and experts in the field.

Optional Immersion and Study Abroad

Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professional from your batch for effective peer to peer learning or complete your degree in the US.


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • GGU Alumni Status
  • Choose any 1 Out of 5 Concentrations
  • On-Campus Immersion
  • 24x7 Learner Support
  • WES Approved
  • Live & Interactive Faculty, Alumni, and Domain Specific Sessions
  • 70% Scholarship for 5000 Students with EMI Option
  • Simulations from Harvard Business Publishing Education
  • Global Case Study Discussions

“Through our association with Golden Gate University, San Francisco, upGrad endeavours to facilitate continuing education for working professionals throughout their careers. The pedagogy, program structure and delivery of these programs from the innovation capital of the world is our key differentiator.”

- Phalgun Kompalli
Co-Founder, upGrad

Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco

On successful completion of the program, you become a part of a 120+ year education heritage as you receive a Master of Business Administration from the #1 Ranked University for Working Professionals.

  • A degree from a pioneering university based in the innovation capital of the world
  • GGU alumni status
  • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA Astronauts, Mayors, CXOs, and entrepreneurs
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*The curriculum and credits are a virtue of University's guidelines while meeting international standards and quality.

  • Fundamentals of Business
    • 3 Credits
  • Management and Leadership
    • 3 Credits
  • Corporate Finance
    • 3 Credits
  • Marketing Management
    • 3 Credits
  • Information Technology
    • 3 Credits
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
    • 3 Credits
  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
    • 3 Credits
  • Teamwork in Organization
    • 3 Credits
  • Foundations of Business Analytics
    • 3 Credits
  • Strategic Analysis and Design
    • 3 Credits
  • Context of Business
    • 3 Credits
  • Business Planning (Capstone)
    • 3 Credits
  • Concentrations
    • 6 Credits
  • 10+
    Case Studies
  • 10+
  • 25+
    TA Sessions
  • 50+
    Live Sessions
  • 42


  • Choose from any 1 of the below listed concentrations.


Flexibility to choose a single track or a combination of topics from the listed concentrations that allow you to have exposure in inter-related business fields

  • Finance
  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • General
  • Topics Covered

    • 6 Credits
    Financial Reporting and Analysis
    Financial Modeling
  • Topics Covered

    Business Analytics
    • 6 Credits
    Business Intelligence
    Enterprise Performance Management & Metrics
  • Topics Covered

    • 6 Credits
    Market Research
    Digital Marketing and E-commerce
  • Topics Covered

    • 6 Credits
    Adaptive Leadership
    Leading Complex Change
  • Topics Covered

    • 6 Credits
    Choose a total of 2 courses from any of the 4 concentrations
  • Career Services
    Access to upGrad’s Career Portal
      1:1 Mentorship Sessions
        Access to 300+ Job Openings
          Resume Building Tools
            Industry Specific Interview Preparation
              Just in time Interviews
              • Industry Mentors
                • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
                • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
                Student Support
                • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
                • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
              • Q&A Forum
                • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
                • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.
                Expert Feedback
                • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
                • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts

              Global Leadership Scholarships Offered by Golden Gate University and upGrad

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              Students to be Offered Scholarships
              $100 Million
              Scholarships by GGU and upGrad
              Based on Merit

              Admission Process

              There are 4 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

              Program Fee
              ($1,090 Cost per credit * 42 Credits)
              • 70% Scholarship Available for 5000 Students along with EMI Options

              Empowering learners of tomorrow

              Why Golden Gate University?
              • Rigorous cutting-edge curriculum ranked #1 across USA for Working Professionals
              • Ranked #1 for Best Online College in California by SR Education in 2020
              • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco Without Quitting Your Job
              • Silicon Valley Based Professional Coaching
              • Networking Opportunities with 70,000+ Alumni & Leading Industry Experts
              • 120+ Years of Legacy
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