Learn from leaders who do what they teach.
As an MBA candidate at GGU, your learning experience begins with our faculty — San Francisco and Silicon Valley business leaders. Our instructors bring practical industry knowledge from the field into the classroom to challenge our students with real-world business problems.
Go to school with other working adults.
Because our programs are designed for busy adults, one of the best things about GGU is the student body. With an average age of 34, GGU students bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to enrich discussions and group projects.
Graduate in as Few as 2 Years
Taught by Top Industry Leaders
10 Concentrations Available
No GRE/GMAT Required
Customize Your MBA
Our MBA program offers flexible scheduling, an integrated perspective of management, and allows you to tailor the program with one of 10 concentrations to meet your professional interests and goals:
- Adaptive Leadership
- Business Analytics
- Human Resource Management
- Industrial-Organizational Psychology
- Information Technology
- Project Management
- Public Administration
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 towards working professionals. It was like a perfect fit for me.
Elevate Your Career
Earning your MBA can lead to endless career opportunities and help you stand out in today’s competitive business world. From marketing and management to technology and finance, the versatile skills you’ll develop in our MBA program will empower you to build the career you want.
An MBA is highly valued across every industry, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates there will be about 1.1 million new management jobs per year, on average, through 2032. MBA graduates can also expect a significant jump in salary, as people with a master’s degree can see an average salary increase of 38% over those with a bachelor’s, according to a BLS study.
Common career paths for MBA graduates include:
- Marketing Manager
- Director of Business Development
- Accounting Manager
- Chief Financial Officer
- Business Consultant
- Engineering Manager
- Director of Sales and Marketing
Why Choose GGU?
At GGU, 80% of our faculty are scholar practitioners who currently work in the fields they teach. You’ll learn directly from experts who can share valuable insights into what today’s employers are looking for.
Small Class Sizes
With an average class size of 17 students, you’ll get a more personalized experience at GGU. Here, you’ll be able to collaborate with classmates and form lasting connections with your professors.
We offer online and hybrid degree programs that are designed for busy adults. With 3 start terms per year and convenient 15-week courses, you’ll be able to manage your schedule the way you want while you balance school with work, family, and life.
We’re committed to providing adult learners with the best education available. Our programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and GGU is consistently ranked as a top university for working professionals.
About Golden Gate University
At GGU, our mission is to help you build a brighter foundation for your future through higher education. As one of California’s oldest private and nonprofit universities, Golden Gate University has been focused on providing practical, career-focused degrees to working adults since 1901.
Over the past 25+ years, we’ve evolved to meet the needs of nontraditional students by offering flexible online and hybrid programs in the growing fields of business, finance, law, technology, taxation, and accounting.
Our location in the heart of San Francisco’s high-tech and financial district provides you with access to some of the world’s biggest companies — even as an online or hybrid student. Whether you’re ready to finish your degree, make a career change, qualify for a new job, or simply set yourself up for future success, Golden Gate University is here to help you make your goals a reality.
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