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Specialized MBA

The College of Business Administration offers a Specialized MBA program that will benefit recent business and non-business major graduates interested in pursuing advanced business education.

The program begins each summer and may be completed by following one of two schedules:

  • Accelerated: 1 year for full-time students
  • Part-Time: 2-3 years for part-time students

Classes are held on weekday mornings. Career advisors will help provide students with a viable career plan. Students with or without work experience are encouraged to apply.

The unique “stackable” program consists of three phases: the Foundation, the Core, and the Specialization, which offer three entry and exit points into and out of the program. Upon satisfactory completion of each phase of the program, students will receive a certificate, and upon completion of the final project/culminating experience, an MBA degree.

"It’s been a pleasure working with the CSUSM Specialized MBA program. Our selected student did a thorough needs assessment on marketing and identified some great opportunities for us in search engine marketing. I was impressed with the level of detail that went into researching ideas and opportunities."

Leonard Frost, Marketing Manager, Solutions for Change