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Specialized MBA

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

Available Specializations

*Only available if there is enough demand

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The unique program consists of three phases: the Foundation, the Core, and the Specialization. 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.

Specialized MBA Program Brochure

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MBA Success

"I was impressed by the caliber of professors, the rigor of the curriculum, and the overall positive experience I had in the program.  I specialized in International Business, and I was especially appreciative to conduct my required internship in Germany. CSUSM’s SAMBA program delivered this in full with its range of guest speakers, events, internship opportunities, and more. If you want to expand your network, develop a strong business acumen, and increase your competitiveness in the workforce, then this program is for you."

Liliane Lendvai

-Liliane Lendvai 
Operations Manager
Blair Search Partners