The MBA program is offered at our Main Campus in Bakersfield or 100% online (Stateside). The MBA program at the Antelope Valley (AV) Campus in Lancaster is temporarily stopping applications. Prospective students in the Antelope Valley should choose the online MBA while receiving support from our AV campus facilities.
MBA Zoom Information Sessions
|February 07, 2024
|March 06, 2024
|April 03, 2024
|April 17, 2024
|May 08, 2024
|May 22, 2024
The Master of Business Administration degree offers the critical preparation needed by working professionals for challenging careers in business. Competing in the complex, rapidly changing environment of business and public sectors requires having the knowledge, skills, and values that the MBA degree provides. The CSUB MBA program is continuously assessing and evaluating itself to provide advanced business knowledge to prepare professionals for the changing global marketplace. Individuals from all areas of study and industries are welcome to apply
The Master of Business Administration program is designed to advance current business knowledge and to update the student’s continuous learning foundation. MBA courses provide both additional depth and breadth through the identification of relevant learning materials, faculty interaction, and collaboration with peers. The MBA program consists of nine core classes and three electives. Our convenient night, weekend, and online classes cater to the busy schedule of working professionals.
The MBA program at CSUB is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB-International). Fewer than 5% of more than 13,000 business schools in the world have earned AACSB accreditation. CSUB is the only MBA program in Kern County and the Antelope Valley to have earned such accreditation.
AACSB accreditation means that the MBA degree acquired is recognized as a rigorous, high-quality educational achievement. Employers want quality graduates from quality business schools- graduates they know will perform with the necessary skills and knowledge required for the business world. AACSB Accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools. AACSB accreditation signifies to employers that CSUB M.B.A. graduates:
- Have met the highest possible standard for business education; and
- Possess the business knowledge and skills necessary to maintain organizational competitiveness.
AACSB-accredited schools are considered to be the best business schools in the world. Their undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate degree programs have passed rigorous standards for quality. AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide many educational and career opportunities.
Earning your MBA degree is an excellent investment in your future. The MBA program provides you with a broad set of knowledge and tools that will propel your career forward and enhance your business acumen while fostering practical leadership and managerial development. CSUB MBA alumni have gone on to leadership positions in a wide range of fields, including:
- Armed Forces
- Information System & Technology
- International Business
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Real Estate Development