BBA to MBA, Accelerated Degree

This accelerated and integrated degree program provides students entering a BBA program, an expedited degree path to an MBA with up to 18 fewer credits than finishing separate BBA and MBA degree programs. The admission process for the MBA program begins during the student’s senior year of the BBA program.

Program Overview

The Accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration to Master of Business Administration (BBA to MBA) prepares graduates to manage and lead enterprises that create value for stakeholders in a dynamic, global business environment.

As a student, you will:

  • Analyze and evaluate business functions and processes.
  • Evaluate and formulate effective domestic and global business strategies.
  • Integrate ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability in decision-making.
  • Identify, evaluate, communicate and implement effective leadership of a diverse workforce.
  • Research, design and apply the innovation process from creativity to solution design and implementation.

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Next Session

Jan 08, 2018

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Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Menifee Campus
28237 La Piedra Rd, Bldg. 3000, Menifee, CA 92584
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Fully Online
Working adults prefer the flexible format that allows them study any time of day.
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Victorville Campus
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA 92392
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Yuba City Campus
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991
Going back to school helped me get out of my comfort zone. It helped me get past the ‘we’ve always done it that way’ mentality. I learned that I needed to innovate personally, professionally and to help other become more innovative.
Keith F. | MBA Program, 2015
Before, I was stuck in the process. Now I have the larger picture. I am more well-rounded. I would like to move to a management/leadership position and working on my MBA has made me better candidate.
Sandra W. | MBA Program, 2015
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The MBA does equip me for business, for working in the real world.
Brian G. | MBA, 2012

Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

active military?

Admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts.

Short Transferable Credits?

Brandman’s School of Extended Education offers a 4 course program allowing you to earn up to the 12 credits needed for admission. Check out the Brandman Track to learn more.

Program Curriculum

  • In addition to the University General Education requirements, the BBA portion of the Accelerated BBA to MBA requires the following components: 18 Lower-Division Core requirements; 24 Upper-Division Core requirements; 21 undergraduate electives; 6 Additional Core requirements taken at the graduate level upon admission to graduate standing during the senior year; and a 3 Credit Capstone.

    Lower Division Core

     

    ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I

    3

    ACCU 202 Principles of Accounting II

    3

    CSCU 200 Introduction to Computers and Data Processing

    3

    ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics

    3

    ECNU 202 Principles of Microeconomics

    3

    MATU 203 Introduction to Statistics

    3

    Subtotal

    18

    Upper Division Core

     

    ACCU 360 Financial Statement Analysis

    3

    COMU 410 Organizational Communication

    3

    FINU 305 Business Finance

    3

    MGTU 301 Principles of Management

    3

    MGTU 310 Legal Environment of Business

    3

    MGTU 400 Global Environment of Business

    3

    MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing

    3

    OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse and Multicultural Organizations

    3

    Subtotal

    24

    Undergraduate Electives

     

    BBA students have the opportunity to select an individualized set of electives from the following areas of study: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Organizations Communication, Organizational Leadership, Marketing, and Information Systems Management. Alternatively, students may specialize by focusing on one of the above areas of study as an emphasis area. See credit hour BBA in this catalog for a listing of emphasis areas.

    21

    Additional Core

     

    Taken at graduate level upon admission to MBA during senior year.

     

    BUSU 630 Business Process Analysis and Innovation

    3

    BUSU 650 Corporate Responsibility: Ethics and Sustainability

    3

    Subtotal

    27

    BBA Capstone

     

    MGTU 410 Strategic Management

    3

    All core courses must be satisfactorily completed prior to enrolling in the BBA capstone course with one exception; one core course may be taken concurrently with the capstone.

     

    Total Credits

    72

  • Graduate Core (15 to 27 credits depending on waivers)

     

    FINU 607 Financial Management

    3

    HRCU 600 Human Resource Foundations

    3

    MKTU 605 Marketing Management

    3

    OLCU 615 Leading Organizational Change

    3

    OLCU 632 Leadership and Innovation

    3

    OLCU 613 Seminar in Organizational Dynamics (Waivable)

    0-3

    ACCU 602 Financial Reporting & Analysis (Waivable)

    0-3

    BUSU 610 Data Analysis for Decision Making (Waivable)

    0-3

    BUSU 620 Economic Analysis for Managers (Waivable)

    0-3

    Subtotal

    15-27

    Graduate Electives (12 credits)

     

    MBA students may select an individualized set of electives from the graduate courses listed in the following areas: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Public Administration, Health Administration, Human Resources, International Business, Organizational Leadership, Marketing, and Computer Science. Instead of individualized electives, MBA students may specialize in one of the above areas of study as an emphasis area.

    12

    MBA Capstone

     

    BUSU 640 Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone

    3

    All MBA core courses must be completed prior to enrolling in the MBA capstone course (one core course may be taken concurrently)

     

    Total Credits

    30-42

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