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Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The bachelor of arts in Management from Golden Gate University provides a solid foundation in essential management concepts, techniques, communication, and organizational behavior. 

Students will learn to organize, motivate, and lead individuals in diverse public and private business enterprises. The program helps prepare students for success in master's degree programs in disciplines such as human resource management, integrated marketing communications, psychology, and public administration.

Education for Your Real World

At Golden Gate University, we know how tough it can be to finish your bachelor's degree. GGU was named the #1 school for adult learners because it focuses on the needs of people with real-world responsibilities. Online and on-campus courses are taught primarily by working professionals that will give you the up-to-date skills you need to succeed in today's competitive business environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Construct written communications that clearly articulates and promotes business ideas, arguments, or solutions
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills in collaborative projects, through persuasive speech, and in providing clear directions, instructions, and guidelines within a business setting
  • Address a complex problem in business management using strategies and tactics that lead to the development of actionable solutions
  • Demonstrate ethical decision-making in business and develops strategies, practices, and policies that advance ethical management practices and corporate social responsibility
  • Locate, evaluate and apply information, using a variety of research tools, in analysis of a complex business management problem
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative data and apply results to improve business management strategy, tactics, and practice
  • Demonstrate the self-awareness and habits required to identify, integrate, and apply new information and skills that increase personal and professional effectiveness in business contexts
  • Define, explain, and correctly apply concepts, theories and practices in business management
  • Develop innovative approaches and solutions to an existing or emerging challenge in business management that also draw on disciplinary perspectives of ethics, other humanities and/or social sciences
  • Integrate and apply concepts, theories, strategies, and tactics of business management in the construction of summative projects

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Gateway to Success (to be taken in first term of program)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Expository Writing
  • Research Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Speech Communication
  • Understanding Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A high school grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher
  • A resume showing three or more years of professional work experience
  • A statement of purpose stating why Golden Gate University is the right institution to meet your personal and professional goals; and
  • In some cases, participate in an interview (by telephone or in person) with the dean.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    660 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    660 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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