The online MBA from Golden Gate University offers a concentration in Marketing for students interested in the marketing field within business. This program is intended to prepare students for success in the ever-changing area of marketing which is often considered the central discipline of business. In the modern business environment, the challenges and practices of marketing are evolving to meet the changes in business. You will learn general management and marketing techniques, including market research and market planning. Courses also teach current trends and techniques like digital marketing, social media, and mobile marketing trends. Graduates are prepared for leadership positions managing the marketing functions in private or public sector business organizations.
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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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