This is a specialized degree program that permits concentration and research in the management of an ongoing or a new venture.
Admission to the Program
Students must fulfill University requirements for admission to graduate study and must submit a separate graduate program application to the College of Business and Economics. The college admits applicants based on a comprehensive review of their prior education, work experience, GMAT scores, and letters of recommendation. Those without an undergraduate degree in business are required to complete 24 units of Foundations of Business courses listed below for admission to classified graduate standing for the M.S. degree in Business Administration.
The 24-unit requirement can be met either by completing the courses listed below or by submitting transcripts demonstrating that the equivalent subject material has been successfully completed either at the undergraduate or graduate level. In addition, competence must be demonstrated in statistics and the use of computers. The competency requirement can be met by successfully passing competency exams in each area of by submitting transcripts showing that the subject matter has been successfully completed at either the undergraduate or graduate level.
In addition to completing the 24-quarter units of acceptable basic business courses listed below, applicants must have an approved graduate degree program on file in the College of Business and Economics Advisement Center.