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Majors That Mean Business
The School of Business & Public Administration (BPA) at CSU Bakersfield is YOUR local opportunity for educational excellence. We offer a wide range of programs to meet the needs of Bakersfield, Kern County, and the Antelope Valley's future leaders in business, public administration, and non-profit management. Our graduates are well-prepared to address the challenging issues facing businesses and organizations in our region. As a student in BPA, you'll acquire valuable communication, critical thinking, research, and analytical skills that will help you succeed in any career.
Get the BPA Experience
At CSU Bakersfield, students enjoy small class sizes and face-to-face interaction with their professors. The BPA Student Services Center provides valuable support services, including full-time advisors who work with you to facilitate success in your degree program. Campus clubs and student organizations are a great way to make new connections and build professional networks.
BPA faculty members are highly qualified Ph.D. professors with real-world work experience who are active in academic research, consulting, and community service. They use the latest instructional methods and present applied coursework that is relevant to businesses of every size and industry.
The School of Business and Public Administration at CSUB provides numerous opportunities for internships with businesses, government, and nonprofit agencies throughout Kern County. Business Administration majors choose a specific course of study from 13 specialized concentrations such as: Accounting, finance, Small Business Management, and Supply Chan Logistics.
Convenience and Value
BPA's flexible programs are designed to meet the needs of full-time students and working professionals. Courses are offered at the CSUB main campus as well as the Antelope Valley campus. Evening classes allow students to pursue a degree while working full-time. In these tough economic times, CSUB offers a terrific educational value, with total fees averaging around half the cost of most private or online universities.
CSUB Ranked #10 on The Economist's College Rankings
The Economist’s first-ever college rankings are based on a simple, if debatable, premise: the economic value of a university is equal to the gap between how much money its students subsequently earn, and how much they might have made had they studied elsewhere.
For more information, please see the Full Article
Dr. Mark Evans shares his view on the Economist's College Rankings.....Good things are happening at CSUB! View his article below.
- BPA NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER
- KERN ECONOMIC JOURNAL 3rd Ed.
- COURSE SCHEDULES and CALENDARS
- BPA INTERNSHIP AND JOB CENTER
IN THE NEWS
- Kern Business Journal: Opportunities, challenges and trends
- Strange? Hardly: Good things happening at CSUB
- The Economist College Rankings
School of Business & Public Administration (BPA)
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Dean's Office: (661) 654-2157
Student Services: (661) 654-2326
Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm