Degree Requirements

The Master of Business Administration degree is awarded upon satisfactory completion of 30 units (10 courses) and the passing of a comprehensive examination.

The 10-course program consists of 7 MBA Core Courses and 3 Electives of the student’s choosing. All coursework, including the culminating experience, must be earned within seven years of admission into the program. A 3.0 grade point average must be maintained in all degree coursework.

MBA Core Courses (21 units)

ACC 5110 Management Accounting 3 Units
CIS 5620 Computer Information Systems 3 Units
FIN 5210 Managerial Finance 3 Units
MGT 5310 Business Organization, Theory & Behavior 3 Units
OM 5630 Seminar in Quality & Productivity Management. 3 Units
MKT 5410 Marketing Management 3 Units
MGT 5900 Project Methods & Integrated Strategic Processes 3 Units

Elective Courses (9 units)

In addition to the seven Core Courses, students are required to complete three Elective Courses of their choosing.

  • Students have the option of completing any three electives that range in topics from operations, CIS, finance, accounting, HR, marketing, etc.
  • Choosing a three-course concentration is an option for those looking to help define the trajectory of their career. Students in the OMBA program can earn a concentration in Finance or Human Resource Management. To learn more about these concentrations and their curriculum, visit the OMBA Concentration webpage.

For a complete list of elective courses offered each term, visit the Course Schedule.

Comprehensive Exam (0 units)

Students are eligible to register for the comprehensive exam in the term they are scheduled to complete their core courses. Most students take the comprehensive exam in the term they register for MGT 5900, the capstone course.

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