Welcome to Southern States University

Southern States University (SSU) is a private accredited American University founded in 1983.

With two campuses in San Diego (Fashion Valley and La Jolla) and one in Newport Beach. SSU is focused on training business-oriented professionals from around the world.

SSU offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degreeBachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree; and Certificates in Business Administration and Marketing. In addition, SSU Intensive English Program (IEP) – English school department – offers TOEFL preparation course and intensive beginner through advanced English courses for students who do not yet possess the English skill level necessary to begin their university studies, as well as for those non-native English speakers who wish to improve their English proficiency.

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Southern States University’s Master of Business Administration is a


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The Certificate in Marketing program is designed to give


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TOEFL Preparation

Southern States University offers Beginning to Advanced Classes, ABSD

Intensive English

Southern States University offers Beginning to Advanced Classes, ABSD

Greetings and Welcome Back

Dear SSU Students: It is our pleasure to inform you that we have two major announcements to start off the New Year 2015: 1) Certificate in Marketing and Certificate in Business Administration SSU now offers a one-year Certificate in Marketing and a one-year Certificate in Business Administration. Detail information is included in our latest 2014-2015 […]

Interviewing Etiquette and Tips

What to wear When you are dressing for a job interview the image you present is really important. Your image is what makes the first impression on the interviewer – and that first impression is the one that sticks – so it’s important to dress appropriately when interviewing. When dressing for an interview for a […]


“The professors are very experienced, and recognized in their fields. Their teaching styles and practical approaches to problem solving are extremely helpful, and I am sure that the knowledge and skills that I acquire here will help me a lot when I start my career in business…”

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