The online MBA with a concentration in Finance from Golden Gate University prepares MBA students for finance specialties. Through analytical coursework, students gain the decision-making techniques that will ensure their enterprise’s financial health in the competitive global market. You will learn capital budgeting, capital structure, investment management, and short-term capital management. The curriculum uses a unique method that combines theoretical knowledge of finance with extensive hands-on learning, real-life case studies, and technology. This helps students become effective, competent managers in any organization. They are prepared for positions in corporate management, consulting, entrepreneurship, or any other area of business.
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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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