Program Overview

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 provides an integrated perspective of management and allows you to tailor your program with one of several concentrations to meet your interest and goals.

Since the founding of its MBA program over half a century ago, GGU has pioneered evening and online programs for working professionals to achieve their career objectives. You will 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.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration program will have the knowledge and skills 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.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to identify the ethical, environmental, and social implications of business issues and formulate appropriate responses.


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires completion of 33 units in the core program and 9 units in the concentration, for a total of 42 units. Students must earn a grade of “C-” or better in each course and cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or better. Study abroad program students who are unable to obtain a visa to study in the U.S. will be awarded the Global Business Management Professional Certificate (Online) upon completion of the online portion of the program.

Mathematics Proficiency Requirement

BUS 240 Data Analysis for Managers. (Waived with documentation of student’s having completed equivalent course covering statistics and regression analysis with grade of “C” or better.)

The core courses are taken by all MBA students. This ensures that all MBA graduates have an understanding of the important skills for effective management and an integrative knowledge of the core area of business, regardless of their area of concentration.

All courses above (with the exception of OP 300) will be completed online via upGrad’s learning management system.

Students will complete 9 units of courses from one of the following concentrations:

  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • General