Master of Business Administration

Learning rooted in the innovation capital of the world, Golden Gate University, San Francisco is the ideal destination for you. Ranked #1 for working professionals, with a 70% scholarship available the program will help you unlock the next stage of your professional journey.

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  • Ranked #1
    for Working Professionals
  • $100 Million fund
    70% Scholarships for 5000 Students
  • Online + Optional Immersion
  • Study Abroad
    In the US
  • 15 Months
    Recommended 15-16 hrs/week
  • Oct 1, 2022
    Start Date
  • Program Overview
  • Certificate
  • Syllabus
  • Concentrations
  • Benefits
  • Fees
  • Refer & Earn
  • Hiring Partners

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • 15-month US-Recognised MBA taught by Silicon Valley experts
  • 70% scholarships for 5000 students - Check your eligibility!
  • MBA designed for working professionals
  • GGU alumni status
  • Optional On-Campus immersion in San Francisco, USA
  • Study Abroad and complete your degree at Golden Gate University.
  • Live & interactive sessions with GGU faculty, professionals and alumni
  • Design your own specialization or pick from four options
  • 24x7 learner support

“We’re eager to welcome professionals from across the world to learn through online & hybrid channels and be a part of our heritage to become the leaders of tomorrow. With this partnership, we aim to create an impact in the lives of working professionals with the availability of scholarships.”

- Prof. Brent White
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Golden Gate University, San Francisco

About the Program

Learn as you Work

Ranked by multiple platforms as #1 university in the US for online learning and working professionals, GGU's curriculum is designed to allow learners to learn as they work. With live sessions from faculty and silicon valley professionals

Immersion and Study Abroad

Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professionals from your batch for effective peer to peer learning or move to the US to complete your MBA on campus.


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

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
Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and experts from Silicon Valley.

  • Data Analysis in Excel (Optional)
    • Statistics for Managers (Optional)
      • Fundamentals of Business
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Management and Leadership
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Marketing Management
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Corporate Finance
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Entrepreneurship and New Business Development
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Foundations of Business Analytics
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Information Technology
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Context of Business
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Operations and Supply Chain Management
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Strategic Analysis and Design
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Capstone - Business Planning
        • 3 Credits
        • 5 Weeks
      • Concentration
        • 6 Credits
        • 10 Weeks
      • 10+
        Case Studies
      • 10+
      • 25+
        TA Sessions
      • 50+
        Live Sessions
      • 39


      Flexibility to choose a concentration or specialization of your choice or choose courses across disciplines.

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

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

        Business Analytics
        • 6 Credits
        Business Intelligence
        Visualisation and Communication
      • Topics Covered

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

        • 6 Credits
        Teamwork in Organisations
        Leading Complex Change
      • Topics Covered

        • 6 Credits
        Choose a total of 2 subjects from any of the 4 specialisations
      • $100 Million Scholarship Fund
        Ever since education was only accessible to the privileged, GGU has been at the forefront of breaking this norm. Since its first ever class in 1850 under the evening skies of San Francisco, GGU has led the mission of ‘Education For All’.
          It aims to continue its legacy even in the 21st century. In line with the commitment to help aspiring learners achieve their dream of credible higher education, learners across the globe who dare to walk the lesser taken path for a successful career are welcome to apply.
            Up to 70% scholarship to fulfill your learning aspirations. Apply now to check your eligibility!
            • 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

            Admission Process

            There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

            Program Fee
            ($1,090 Cost per credit * 39 Credits)
            • 70% Scholarship Available for 5000 Students
            Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to $500!*

            *More details under the referral policy under Support Section

            Start Referring

            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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