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SDSU MBA Programs

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Applications due November 1st for Spring 2017

Welcome to the MBA Program

Marketing Professor Claudiu Dimofte

Marketing professor Dr. Claudiu Dimofte teaches in the MBA program. Photo by diFranco Photography.

Rankings and Accolades

  • US News & World Report – 10 MBAs With the Most Financial Value at Graduation – 2014
  • Value Colleges – Best Value Master's in Management Programs – 2015
  • Professional Woman's Magazine – Top MBA Schools for Women – 2014
  • Hispanic Network Magazine – Best of the Best Top MBA Programs for Hispanics – 2015
  • Military Times – Best MBA Schools for Vets – 2016
  • Forbes – America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities – 2015

Part-Time, Evening Programs Available

Part-time MBA students generally take two classes each semester. Depending on the degree program and the previous coursework of the individual student, the program can be completed in three to four years on a part-time basis.

Class schedules are arranged in order to meet the needs of students who can only attend courses during the evening hours. Classes are offered once a week; typical evening class times are 4-6:40 pm and 7-9:40 pm. Past class schedules can be found at:

Students may switch from being a part-time to a full-time student and vice versa, depending on personal needs.

45000+ SDSU Business Alumni

SDSU MBA students have access to the resources of both the Graduate Career Management Center (exclusively for graduate business students) as well as SDSU’s Career Services (college-wide).

MBA Specializations (Optional)

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Information Systems*
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Health Services Administration

* SDSU’s MBA degree, when completed with a specialization in Information Systems, is a STEM designated degree.

MBA Consulting Program

Consulting Projects are the culminating experience for MBA students in the College of Business Administration. Recent participating companies include:

  • Microsoft
  • Scripps
  • Marriott
  • HP
  • Wells Fargo
  • The City of San Diego

Office Location


Phone: (619) 594-8073

Office Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday:
    10:00am – 6:00pm

Download Graduate Brochure (pdf)

Request Information

Download How-To-Apply Information Packet (pdf)

Spring Admissions now Open

SDSU is admitting students who wish to pursue an MBA, MSA, or Sports MBA for spring semester of 2017.

Attend one of our Information Sessions

Online recordings of previous information sessions are available.

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Quick Facts

  • Total Units: 45 Units (15 Classes)
  • Full-time program: 1.5 - 2 years
  • Part-time program: 3 - 4 years
  • Typical class size: 30 - 45 students
  • Work experience is preferred, not required

Enhance Your Experience

  • Receive academic credit for internships
  • Engage in business competitions
  • Study abroad for academic credit
  • Join graduate student organizations
  • Develop your career and network

Diverse Student Background

Econ. 8%, Humanities/Social Sci. 25%, Sci./Eng. 35%, Business 32%

Speak to a Current Student

Questions about life as an SDSU Graduate Business student? Call our office and ask to speak to a Peer Advisor.

Attend A Class

Our dedicated faculty facilitate rich discussions using the Harvard Case Method. Call our office for more information.

Kelly Lindley
What I really loved about SDSU was that most of my professors were from industry. When I walked into a classroom, I was walking into a place where the professor was one of the best, or the best in his/her field. They actually brought real life experience into an academic setting.
Kelly Lindley, MBA Spring 2014
AACSB accredited

The College of Business Administration is fully accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business