The online MBA with a concentration in Adaptive Leadership from Golden Gate University offers an understanding of contemporary leadership and management theories. The practice-based coursework emphasizes application and skill development. Graduates from this concentration are prepared to manage, lead, and produce results in a complex, global business environment.
In addition, courses cover business acumen, leadership skills, and contextual knowledge along with knowledge and skills in management. You will learn from professional faculty that prepare students for leadership positions in their areas.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
The WASC Senior College and University Commission accredits universities in California and Hawaii, including Stanford, University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, San Jose State. GGU has never chosen to apply for the optional AACSB accreditation because its requirements are not consistent with their mission and commitment to have students learn from former and current practitioners rather than pure scholars. To do this, Golden Gate focuses on hiring full and part-time faculty who have a strong practitioner background and bring their practical experience to the classroom. AACSB rules are not consistent with this approach and, unfortunately, many standard rankings such as US News & World Report base their information on AACSB. With more than 68,000 alumni, we are confident that GGU prepares students with knowledge and skills that can be used throughout their careers.
- AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION (ABA)
- CALIFORNIA STATE BAR
- AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW SCHOOLS (AALS)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested
- GMAT/GRE test scores are waived for applicants who meet necessary criteria.
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