An integrated MBA degree that prepares students to lead effectively in today’s complex business environment.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Golden Gate University (GGU) MBA program will advance your leadership skills and business knowledge using an activity-based learning approach. Faculty members are seasoned professionals in their respective fields and will prepare you to lead in today's complex business environment.

GGU's MBA program builds leadership skills throughout the program, provides an integrated perspective of management, and allows you to tailor the program with one of 14 concentrations to meet your interests and goals. Concentrations include business analytics, entrepreneurship, project management and even the option to design your own.

Since launching the MBA program more than half a century ago, GGU has pioneered evening and online programs for working professionals to achieve their career objectives. You can proceed at your own pace in deciding how many courses to take in a given trimester and study fully in-person, completely online or a combination of both.

Students in the program come from the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States and more than 50 countries around the world. With our location in the heart of San Francisco's thriving business community, strong connections to Bay Area business leaders, and a distinguished community of more than 70,000 alumni, the educational experience and the networks available to you are unparalleled.


FEATURED ALUMNI

The power of an MBA from Golden Gate University can be seen in the success of its graduates. Here are a few examples:

Bernard Tyson, BS 82, MBA 84

Bernard Tyson, BS 82, MBA 84

Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente

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Alexis Wong, BS 94, MBA 96

Alexis Wong, BS 94, MBA 96

Founder and Chairman of AGI Avant and CEO of Vesta Holding Limited & Transmart Inc.

Read about Alexis Wong

John Martin, MBA 84, LHD 03

John Martin, MBA 84, LHD 03

Former Executive Chairman at Gilead Sciences

Read about John Martin


LEARNING OUTCOMES

Graduates of the MBA program should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a general management "holistic" perspective.
  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership skills, such as teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving, communications and presentations, self-awareness.
  • Master and apply general management analytic processes and tools for decision making.
  • Integrate strategic business objectives within competitive industry dynamics.
  • Integrate strategic business objectives within the socio-political-economic-ecological-global context.
  • Understand functional areas' impact on business and departmental interaction issues.
  • Demonstrate integrated business level planning.

TUITION

Ageno School of Business Courses: $3,045 per 3-unit course.

Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.


LOCATIONS

This program is offered at the following locations:

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