Our AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited MBA program from the College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) at California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) offers high-quality faculty, relevant curriculum, convenient class times and is the most affordable accredited program in southern California.

Did you know that our college is one of the best in business? With National and Global recognition, including:

  • U.S. News & World Report listed CSUSB among the “Best Grad Schools, Business” in 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  • Princeton Review ranked CSUSB as one of “The Best 295 Business Schools” consecutively in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
  • CEO Magazine continues to rank CSUSB among the “Top 20 MBA programs” (2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016) including a new tier one award for 2016.
  • Military Times listed our MBA program as "Best for Vets" for the third consecutive year (2013, 2014, and 2015).

We have earned these distinctions through our world-class faculty, exceptional support staff, and innovative program design.

We also offer specialized experiential learning opportunities including an MBA Boot Camp, internship and study abroad opportunities, student clubs and organizations, graduate assistantships, career services, and scholarships designed to foster emerging talent.

Together, with convenient class scheduling and low cost, our AACSB Accredited program is one of the best values in global business education.

CSUSB MBA, where we transform today’s business talents into tomorrow’s leaders!

Our Mission

To offer a high-quality master's level education.


A quality AACSB program, exceptional faculty, and staff, convenient class times and an affordable price.


  • ADMN 601: Data-Driven Decision Making
  • ADMN 602: Advanced Managerial Communication


  • ACCT 606: Accounting for Managerial Decision-Making
  • FIN 602: Financial Theory & Corporate Finance
  • IST 609: Information Systems & Technology Management
  • MGMT 601: Organization Theory & Behavior
  • MGMT 685: Corporate Strategy in a Global Economy
  • MKTG 605: Marketing Management
  • SCM 607: Managing the Supply Chain


  • Accounting Focus
    • ACCT 610: Financial Reporting and Disclosure
    • ACCT 620: Internal Auditing and Management Controls
    • ACCT 630: Advanced Tax Topics: Corporate Taxation
    • ACCT 642: International Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship Focus
    • ENTR 621: Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Finance Focus
    • FIN 651: Financial Institutions and Markets
    • FIN 653: Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Business Intelligence/Cyber Security Focus
    • IST 645: Information Systems Analysis and Design
    • IST 648: Information Networking Systems and Security
  • Management Focus
    • MGMT 655: Leadership for Modern Organizations
  • Marketing Focus
    • MKTG 640: Advanced Marketing Research
  • Global Supply Chain Management
    • SCM 614: Advanced Quality Management


  • ADMN 691: MBA Culminating Business Analysis Project
  • ADMN 995: MBA Portfolio

Choose the Right MBA

Four program options, including Traditional, Online, Professional and Executive MBA.

Our Mission

The mission of the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is to offer a high-quality master's level education. The program prepares students for positions of responsibility and leadership in business administration, emphasizing conceptual knowledge and practical skills.

The goal of our Faculty is to develop the following learning objectives:

  1. Specific Knowledge and Skills: Each student should obtain specialized knowledge and skills for the creation of value through integrated operations and distribution of goods, services, and information.
  2. Communication, Written: Each student can effectively communicate in writing.
  3. Communication, Oral: Each student can effectively present information orally.
  4. Ethical Reasoning: Each student can recognize/analyze problems and choose/defend resolutions for practical business situations.
  5. Information Technology: Each student can use information technology to support the structure and processes of the organization, and use information technology in decision-making.
  6. Problem Solving: Each student can apply knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances and devise innovative solutions to cope with unforeseen events.
  7. Global Context: Each student understands varied cultural perspectives and global environments and can develop innovative business solutions and practices that address complexity.

The goal of our Staff is to help students prepare, plan, and perform to graduate our program by providing knowledge, resources, and support.

Choose the Right MBA

ethFew experiences are more rewarding than completing your MBA degree that would keep you through your career. We offer four MBA programs including the traditional MBA, Professional MBA with online and blended formats, and Executive MBA that have been tailored to suit your individual needs. These formats make it easy for you to get our acclaimed MBA degree in the USA, and support your sense of diligence and strong self-motivation.

You must first graduate with an undergraduate degree in order to be an eligible candidate. You are able to obtain a Master’s in Business whether or not you have a bachelor’s in a business-related discipline.

Online Option

Students are expected to complete an MBA Business Boot Camp before the start of their second quarter unless later completion is approved by the MBA program. These modules are separated by the department with submodules that concentrate in the focus areas offered.

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management
  • Marketing

Prior to enrolling in each essential class and Advancement to Candidacy, students are required to complete the associated MBA Boot Camp module.

Foundation (8 units – 2 classes)

  • Expand ADMN 601. – Data-driven Decision making (4 units)
  • Expand ADMN 602. – Advanced Managerial Communications (4 units)

Essential Core Courses (28 units – 7 classes)

  • Expand ACCT 606. Accounting for Managerial Decision-Making (4 units)
  • Expand FIN 602. Financial Theory and Corporate Finance (4 units)
  • Expand IST 609. Information Systems and Technology Management (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 601. Organization Theory and Behavior (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 685. Corporate Strategy in a Global Economy (4 units)
  • Expand MKTG 605. Marketing Management (4 units)
  • Expand SCM 607. Managing the Supply Chain (4 units)

Focus Elective Courses (8 units – 2 classes)

– chosen from 2 Required Courses. Electives may include, but not limited to:

  • Expand ADMN 675. Internship (4 units)
  • Expand ADMN 690. Advanced Seminar in Administration (4 units) (Short-term study abroad)
  • Expand ACCT 610. Financial Reporting and Disclosure (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 621. Entrepreneurship and New Ventures (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 641. Managing Human Resources (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 645. Negotiation and Bargaining (4 units)
  • Expand MGMT 650. Managing and Leading Global Business (4 units)
  • Expand MKTG 670. Global Marketing Strategies (4 units)

Culminating Experience (4 units)

  • Expand ADMN 691. Culminating Business Analysis Project (4 units)
  • Expand ADMN 995. MBA Portfolio (0 units)

Traditional MBA (60 Units)


  • Open Enrollment
  • 3.0 GPA
  • GMAT 470 (GRE 298)


  • Boot Camp (0-units)
  • 2 Foundation classes (8-units)
  • 7 Essential classes (28-units)
  • 2 Culminating classes (4-units)
  • 5 Focus courses (20 units)

Online MBA (48 Units)


  • Open Enrollment
  • 3.0 GPA
  • 5 years professional experience


  • Boot Camp (0-units)
  • 2 Foundation classes (8-units)
  • 7 Essential classes (28-units)
  • 2 Culminating classes (4-units)
  • 2 Elective courses (8 units)
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This course is Online, Campus based
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Sep 2019
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