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Fully Employed MBA Program Overview


The MBA program has been carefully tailored to accommodate the busy schedules of fully-employed students, providing you with the flexibility to choose the learning format that suits your needs. Classes are conveniently held on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays, ensuring a manageable balance between work and study commitments, whether you prefer in-person or remote learning. Our program spans five consecutive terms, designed for completion within 18 months, starting in the summer term.

The curriculum includes a well-structured sequence of courses, allowing students to progress smoothly through each academic year. In the first year, students take two courses during the summer, three courses in the fall, and another three courses in the spring, whether you choose to attend in person or online. The second year includes two courses in the summer and an intensive schedule of five courses in the fall, culminating in a final term that encompasses strategic management, essential knowledge workshops, networking opportunities, and a master's project.

As for tuition and fees, our program offers exceptional value within the framework of CSU guidelines. The total cost varies depending on residency status, and while fees are subject to change, our commitment to providing a valuable education remains steadfast. Financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment opportunities, are available to eligible students.

Our College of Business Administration holds AACSB Accreditation, placing us among the top 5% of business schools globally. If you're ready to take the next step towards leadership or a new career path, join us for an MBA journey that balances your current commitments with your future aspirations, whether you prefer the in-person classroom experience or the convenience of fully online classes. Attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the opportunities that await you.

Relevant Coursework
The curriculum provides the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in today's competitive market. See Curriculum and Program Courses.

Enthusiastic and Knowledgeable Faculty
Learn from devoted and caring faculty with excellent qualifications and global experience. See Faculty.

Weeknight and Saturday classes allow you to earn your MBA while working. See Schedule.

The best value Fully Employed MBA program in San Diego County. See Tuition and Fees.

Small Class Sizes
More personal attention for each student.

The only MBA Program in North San Diego County and conveniently accessible from Highway 78. Located just ten miles from beautiful California beaches.

Campus Environment
CSUSM has rated as the #1 safest campus in California and #13 in the United States. At CSUSM, diversity and inclusion is our top priority and creates a welcome atmosphere for all students.

High Caliber Students
Join a network of highly qualified professionals from which you can derive benefits throughout your career.

Active Alumni Association
Maintain relationships with fellow alumni through ongoing career networking events.

Mentor Program
Allows students the flexibility to connect with high-level executives in a one-to-one relationship on a monthly basis and shape the relationship according to the students' career goals.