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Master of Business Administration


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Master of Business Administration


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Program Start Date


30th September, 2023

Program Start Date


15 Months

Program Start Date



Program Start Date


Bachelor’s Degree

Tuition Fee Benefit

USD 8500

(Approx Post Scholarship) with EMI options available.

Golden Gate university strives to make quality education affordable and accessible to Indian students and thus provides the opportunity to avail the scholarship of 70% on the total program fee.

Why Golden Gate University?

Ranked no.1 In the US

Ranked #1

For Working Professionals by Washington Monthly

Top 10% of Universities on the US

Top 10%

of Schools in the US
by College Factual 2022

A legacy of over 120 years

120+ Years

of Educational Excellence Producing Global Thought Leaders

US University Credits


American Credits & Earn the same U.S. Degree awarded on campus.

Advance your career with a
Master of Business Administration

Program Highlights

Who Is this Program For?

Working professionals who are looking for a transition into managerial and leadership roles, take up larger responsibilities within their organization, make impactful decisions with the right management tools that you learn from a global MBA degree.

The GGU Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will advance your leadership skills and business knowledge using an activity-based learning approach. Our faculty members are seasoned professionals in their respective fields and will prepare you to lead in today’s complex business environment

The GGU MBA builds business decision making and leadership skills that provide an integrated perspective of management and allows you to tailor your program with one of several concentrations to meet your interest and goals.

Key Highlights

  • Comprehensive MBA program with an option to choose specialization from 5 diverse fields - Finance, Business Analytics, Leadership, Marketing and General
  • Integrated Harvard Business Review simulations and global case studies to deep dive into crucial business concepts and their application in industry
  • Personalized industry interactions by seasoned professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in online case competitions organized by upGrad in partnership with start-ups and new-age companies
  • 5000 students are eligible for 70% scholarship
  • Evaluate business cases and recommend solutions as part of course projects and business simulations

Program Instructors

Robert Shoffner

Robert Shoffner is the Director of MBA Programs, a lecturer and Director of the Golden Gate University Entrepreneurship Program.

Amy McLellan

Amy McLellan, is the Dean of Golden Gate University's Braden School of Taxation, specializing in business, technology, tax, accounting, and social sciences.

Dr. Joaquin Gonzalez

Dr. Joaquin Gonzalez is a practitioner, author, and professor of Public and Urban Affairs at Golden Gate University.

Program Curriculum

  • Foundation

    Topics Covered:

    Data Analysis for Managers

  • Core (30 Credits)

    Topics Covered:

    Fundamentals of Business

    Management and Leadership

    Marketing Management

    Teamwork in Organisations

    Corporate Finance

    Foundations of Business Analytics

    Information Technology

    Operations and Supply Chain Management

    Context of Business

    Strategic Analysis and Design

  • Capstone (3 Credits)

    Topics Covered:

    Business Planning

  • Choose any 1 specialization (9 Credits)

    Topics Covered:



    Business Analytics

    Adaptive Leadership


Accreditations and Partners

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Batch Profile

The Golden Gate University Master of Business Administration has a diverse range of learners which makes peer networking an exceptional experience. The exchange of ideas which are a result of varied work experience and industries make the program extremely enriching apart from the curriculum.

Earn the same U.S. Master's Degree Golden Gate University awards on-campus

Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco

On successful completion of the program, graduates become a part of a 120+ year education heritage with all the benefits that accompany 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
  • Full alumni status from Golden Gate University
  • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA astronauts, mayors, C-suite leaders, and entrepreneurs

What Our Learners Say

Victor Shin

MBA 2022

"Here at GGU - in a city where being an entrepreneur and being innovative can take you to the next level - you will be challenged and engaged. You will walk away with both technical and soft skills: better decision making, understanding management, leadership skills, and values."

Carrie Swing

MBA 2022

"I was already a working professional, so my criteria for graduate school was that I needed classes that fit my schedule, I needed a location that was close, and I needed a program that wasn’t going to take too long. I felt that GGU was really tailored toward working professionals. It was like a perfect fit for me."

Placement Support

  • Access to upGrad’s career center and GGU’s student account
  • High performance career coaching
  • Resume and profile building tools enabled
  • Interview preparation support provided
  • 1:1 mentorship sessions and personalized industry group sessions

Admission Process


Complete your application, providing work experience and educational background. The admissions committee will review your application, including all required documentation.


Submit your Statement of Purpose for the GGU program to which you are applying. Upon qualification, you will receive an Official Offer Letter confirming your admission to the course.


Reserve your program spot by paying the required program deposit in full by the date specified in your offer letter. Start your educational journey.

Admission Guidelines

  • - All admissions shall be provisional.
  • - Admission will stand canceled in case of failure to
  • - complete the payment towards the program fee
  • - submit the required documents within the stipulated time
  • -The program details along with the admission eligibility can be checked on the respective program pages or by speaking with an admission counselor.
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