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Post Graduate Certificate in Product Management

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Doctor of Business Administration

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is designed for professionals who want to further their career with the most advanced business degree program GGU offers. The DBA program addresses the learning needs and objectives of senior business managers, consultants, and university professors. Its primary objective is to produce graduates who can contribute to the advancement of their professions and to the expansion of knowledge and awareness of contemporary strategic issues and practices.

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Ranked #1

for working professionals by Washington Monthly

$100 Million Fund

70% scholarship for 5,000 students

Optional Campus Immersion

travel to San Francisco and learn with peers

36 Months

Program Duration

May 15, 2024

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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

WASC-Accredited DBA

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70% scholarships for 5,000 students - Check your eligibility!

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Doctorate designed for working professionals

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Golden Gate University alumni status

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Optional on-campus immersion in San Francisco, USA

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Live & interactive sessions

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Design your own concentration by combining three courses or pick from one available

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English subtitles available for recorded content

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24x7 student support

“We’re eager to welcome professionals from across the world to learn through online & hybrid channels and be a part of our heritage to become the leaders of tomorrow. With upGrad, we look to enable high quality education for working professionals."

Bruce Magid
Provost, Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

Syllabus

A unique research-led curriculum which allows you to work 1:1 with a supervisor to help you master your domain and earn a Dr. prefix.

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Golden Gate University DBA receives Global Acceptance.
The GGU DBA is a globally acknowledged and recognized program which is validated by the doctorate equivalency awarded by WES.
The GGU DBA is a globally acknowledged and recognized program which is validated by the doctorate equivalency awarded by WES.
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  • Whether it is about excelling in your current job or seeking overseas opportunities, GGU DBA shall catapult you to higher orbits across continents.
  • Go beyond your job - Consult For Businesses | Author Books | Be A Guest Lecturer | Speak At Conferences - Anywhere across the globe!

About the Program

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Learn As You Work

Ranked as the #1 university in the US for online learning and working professionals, Golden Gate University’s curriculum is designed to allow students to learn as they work.

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WASC Accreditation | WES Recognition | AACSB Membership

Golden Gate University is a WSCUC-accredited and an AACSB member university. Based in the world's innovation capital, a DBA from Golden Gate University will be nothing short of a great addition to a learner's academic achievements.

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1:1 Thesis Supervision

Interact with Golden Gate University thesis advisors during live, interactive group, and 1:1 sessions with the allotted thesis supervisor.

Who Is This Programme For?
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program is designed for professionals who want to further their career with the most advanced business degree program GGU offers. The DBA program addresses the learning needs and objectives of senior business managers, consultants and university professors. Its primary objective is to produce graduates who can contribute to the advancement of their professions and to the expansion of knowledge and awareness of contemporary strategic issues and practices. view more
Minimum Eligibility
Master's Degree (or equivalent) or Bachelors Degree with 5+ years of work experience. view more

Why experts in their field chose a DBA

  • A Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) is a professional degree representing the highest qualification in management. It is a doctorate designed for working professionals who may not be able to pursue a PhD due to time commitments.

  • It is globally recognised.

  • Here, professionals combine their business knowledge with analytical skills to design and execute research studies that have real-world impact, with many going on to publish their work in leading journals.

Doctor of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco
On successful completion of the program, graduates become a part of a 120+ year education heritage with all the benefits that accompany a Doctor of Business Administration from the #1 ranked university for working professionals.
On successful completion of the program, graduates become a part of a 120+ year education heritage with all the benefits that accompany a Doctor of Business Administration from the #1 ranked university for working professionals.
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  • A degree from a pioneering university based in the innovation capital of the world
  • Full alumni status from Golden Gate University
  • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA astronauts, mayors, C-suite leaders, and entrepreneurs

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*This image is a sample degree from Golden Gate University, awarded to eligible students upon successful completion of the program. Please contact the admissions team to learn more.

Instructors

World-class faculty

Learn like you’re right there in San Francisco

Watch David Fike (President, GGU) and Phalgun Kompalli (Co-founder, upGrad) talk about the collaboration that makes it possible.

Syllabus

A DBA program led by Golden Gate University professors and scholar practitioners. Designed for professionals from all backgrounds.

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  • 2-3

    Years Completion Time

  • 1:1

    Thesis Supervision

  • 56

    Credits in Total

  • Doctoral Writing and Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research and Analysis
  • Qualitative Research and Analysis

  • Finance
  • Business & Data Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • General

  • Further your career at 1/10 of the cost to the same on-campus program

Concentrations

Topics Covered

Finance

12 Credits
Corporate Finance Financial Theory and Applications International Finance

Business & Data Analytics

12 Credits
Managing Data as an Asset Operations Performance Management Application of AI in Solving Business Problems

Marketing

12 Credits
Marketing Management Consumer Behavior Digital Marketing and New Media

Leadership & Strategy

12 Credits
Leadership Theory, Research and Application Strategic Leadership Leading Complex Change

General

12 Credits
Choose a total of 3 courses from any of the 5 concentrations

The upGrad Advantage

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Ever since education was only accessible to the privileged, GGU has been at the forefront of breaking this norm. Since its first ever class in 1850 under the evening skies of San Francisco, GGU has led the mission of ‘Education For All’.

 

It aims to continue its legacy even in the 21st century. In line with the commitment to help aspiring students achieve their dream of credible higher education, students across the globe who dare to walk the lesser taken path for a successful career are welcome to apply.

 

Up to 70% scholarship to fulfill your learning aspirations. Apply now to check your eligibility.

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      Industry Mentors

  • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
  • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement

      Student Support

  • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
  • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.

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      Q&A Forum

  • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
  • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.

      Expert Feedback

  • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
  • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts

Global Leadership Scholarships Offered by Golden Gate University and upGrad

Learn more about successful career transitions in this program

70% progress
Scholarships on Program Fee
5,000
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$100 Million
Scholarships by GGU and upGrad
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Based on Merit

Admission Process

There are 5 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

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Program Fees: USD 65,800

($1,175 cost per credit for 56 credits)*

*70% Scholarships for 5,000 Admitted Students.

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Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to $500!*
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Why Golden Gate University?

Features/Benefits

  • Rigorous cutting-edge curriculum ranked #1 across USA for Working Professionals
  • Ranked #1 for Best Online College in California by SR Education in 2020
  • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco Without Quitting Your Job
  • Networking Opportunities with 70,000+ Alumni & Leading Industry Experts
  • 120+ Years of Legacy

Empowering learners of tomorrow

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Golden Gate University Alumni Work At

Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

Frequently Asked Questions

Working professionals who are looking for a transition into the C-suite and senior management professionals looking to become experts in their domain of choice or add credibility to their profile and transition into a consultant role. 

Master's Degree (or equivalent) or Bachelors Degree with 5+ years of work experience. 

The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities.

 

Refund Policy:

1. You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counsellor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. There shall be no refund applicable once the program has started. This is applicable even for those students who could not complete their payment, and could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the student can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.

2. Student must pay the full fee within seven (7) days of payment of the deposit amount or Batch Start Date, whichever is earlier; otherwise, the admission letter will be rescinded.

3. Request for refund as per point no. 1 of the refund policy must be sent via email in the prescribed refund request form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of submitting the duly signed refund form, after being duly approved by the Academic Committee.

Disclaimer:

1. upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. If you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling.

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