Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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.

Starts on 30 June 2024 – 3 Years Duration


This program is offered in partnership with upGrad, a global leader in higher online education with 2 million learners across 100 countries worldwide. With the latest technology, pedagogy, industry partners and world-class faculty, upGrad creates immersive online learning experiences for learners globally.

Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Doctor of Business Administration

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.

  • A degree from a pioneering university based in Silicon Valley USA
  • Ranked #1 for working professionals by Washington Monthly
  • Full alumni status from Golden Gate University
  • Join a 70,000+ network of NASA astronauts, mayors, C-suite leaders, and entrepreneurs

Key Program Highlights


Online, 1:1 support on your thesis


WASC and WES accredited


3 years (compared to 4-5 years for most other doctoral programs)


Masters Degree or equivalent, 5+ years of experience. English language proficiency


USD 65,800 – You can apply for up to 80% scholarship


1-week on-campus immersion (optional)

Course Overview

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

Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Business & Data Analytics
Leadership & Strategy

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