Recognized by the Princeton Review as one of best business schools of 2016 in the west, CSULB’s value-driven MBA Programs provide students with industry-leading graduate business education in the heart of Southern California.
Plus, with the flexibility of three distinct programs geared to fit a student’s individual needs, there’s a CSULB MBA program designed just for you.
This self-paced program enables students to determine their specialization, the number of classes taken each term, as well as class sequence. The Evening MBA program can be completed in two to four years, depending on whether students attend part-time (3 to 6 units) or full-time (9 or more units), each class meeting one night per week. This extremely flexible program Ideal for students’ whose life and career can fluctuate from term to term.
Daytime Accelerated MBA
This one-year MBA program consists of five 10-week sessions in which students attend class fulltime in a lockstep cohort format with 25 to 35 students. Beginning the first Monday in July, the Daytime Accelerated MBA is ideal for recent graduates with limited work experience, individuals looking for an expedited career change, as well as international students who seek an impressive educational experience. The program includes a three-unit, mandatory international trip where students work with local businesses facing a critical international issue.
A 48-unit program to be completed over 23 months, the Saturday MBA (SMBA) is ideal for working professionals. Students take two courses at a time and attend class on Saturday, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Separated into two units, the SMBA first focuses on key functional concepts to develop critical thinking skills through a set of discipline-based courses. In the second unit, students learn about sustainability and the business organization, gaining an understanding of how to apply sustainability to multi-functional issues a business may face. As part of the program, students spend a week abroad learning about a specific region’s markets, consumers, institutions, and legal structure within the sustainability framework.