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Master of Business Administration

cbaCalifornia State University Long Beach offers a value-driven MBA Program that is at the forefront of graduate business education. Of the 13,000 plus business schools across the world, CSULB is one of the only 681 business schools worldwide that have earned AACSB accreditation (Association to Advance Schools of Business). In addition, we have been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the 295 best business schools, and we are one of the few California member schools in the prestigious Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC).


Located in Long Beach, one of the most diverse cities in the United States, MBA students at CSULB can look forward to a unique experience that includes a student body from around the world, opportunities to interact with local businesses, and faculty that brings significant industry experience to the class room.

Three MBA program options are available to students: the Evening MBA, the Saturday MBA, and the Daytime Accelerated MBA. These options allow students to pursue their graduate studies while keeping personal and career commitments.  See what our students say about the programs.

Which program is right for you?  View a comparison chart here.

Now available: International Student Handbook. Download the PDF!

                                             Fall 2015 Admissions

We now accept applications for Fall 2015 for all MBA programs. Read more.

According to the policy established by the Graduate Programs Committee (GPC), applicants to the Evening MBA program and the Saturday MBA program may now waive the GMAT/GRE test requirement, if they can demonstrate seven years or more of significant managerial work experience.