Master of Business Administration

This degree program provides the tools necessary to analyze business functions and processes, formulate effective business strategies and identify characteristics of effective leadership. A master’s in business administration can open doors for future jobs and advancement opportunities.

Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) prepares you to lead and manage successful organizations. You can customize your MBA program to coincide with your career goals by adding an emphasis in accounting, e-business strategic management, entrepreneurship, finance, health administration, human resources, international business marketing or organizational leadership.

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
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
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
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

Admissions Requirements

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

  • Completed application
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
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.

Graduate Level Exams

Most of Brandman’s Master Degree programs do not require a graduate level exam; however, there are a few that do. For detailed information about which Brandman programs have graduate exam and minimum test score requirements, please reference the Brandman University Catalog.

Program Curriculum

  • Select 24-36 credits of the following, depending upon waivers:

    24-36

    ACCU 602
     Financial Reporting & Analysis

     

    BUSU 610
     Data Analysis for Decision Making

     

    BUSU 620
     Economic Analysis for Managers

     

    BUSU 630
     Business Process Analysis and Innovation

     

    BUSU 650
     Corporate Responsibility: Ethics and Sustainability

     

    FINU 607
     Financial Management

     

    HRCU 600
     Human Resource Foundations

     

    MKTU 605
     Marketing Management

     

    OLCU 613
     Seminar in Organizational Dynamics

     

    OLCU 615
     Leading Organizational Change

     

    OLCU 632
     Leadership and Innovation

     

    BUSU 640
     Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone

     

    Core Requirements Subtotal

    24-36

    Electives or Designated Emphasis Area

     

    Electives or Emphases

    12

    Electives or Designated Emphasis Area Subtotal

    12

    Total Credits

    36-48

  • ACCU 620  Contemporary Issues in Accounting

    3

    ACCU 625  International Accounting

    3

    ACCU 640  Strategic Cost Management

    3

    Select one course from Finance or Accounting

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • ENTU 610  Entrepreneurship

    3

    ENTU 620  Entrepreneurial Finance

    3

    MKTU 624  Seminar in Marketing Research

    3

    MKTU 630  Seminar in New Product Development

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • FINU 615  International Finance

    3

    FINU 620  Investments

    3

    FINU 630  Capital Markets

    3

    Select one course from Accounting

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • HAUU 640  Foundations of Healthcare Administration

    3

    HAUU 641  Law, Ethics and Health Services

    3

    HAUU 642  Healthcare Information and Communication Systems

    3

    Select one from the following:

    3

    CSCU 683
     Project Management for Business Majors

     

    HAUU 645
     Healthcare Economics

     

    HAUU 651
     Quality Management in Healthcare

     

    HRCU 605
     Talent Management

     

    OLCU 601
     Democracy, Ethics and Leadership

     

    OLCU 602
     Self, Systems, and Leadership

     

    Total Credits

    12

  • HRCU 604  Workforce Planning

    3

    HRCU 605  Talent Management

    3

    Select two from the following:

    6

    HRCU 602
     Strategic Business Concepts and Human Resources

     

    HRCU 607
     Total Rewards

     

    HRCU 618
     Career Management

     

    HRCU 622
     Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

     

    HRCU 630
     Conflict and Negotiation

     

    HRCU 652
     Human Resources Information Systems

     

    Total Credits

    12

  • ACCU 625  International Accounting

    3

    FINU 615  International Finance

    3

    HRCU 603  Globalization and Diversity

    3

    OLCU 618  Cultural Dimensions of Global Leadership

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • OLCU 600  Foundations of Organizational Leadership

    3

    OLCU 601  Democracy, Ethics and Leadership

    3

    OLCU 602  Self, Systems, and Leadership

    3

    Select one course from Organizational Leadership or Human Resources

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • MKTU 624  Seminar in Marketing Research

    3

    MKTU 630  Seminar in New Product Development

    3

    MKTU 635  Seminar in Advertising and Promotion

    3

    MKTU 640  Seminar in International Marketing

    3

    Total Credits

    12

  • CSCU 615  Information Technology Development and Innovation

    3

    CSCU 641  Internet Based Systems Analysis and Development

    3

    CSCU 683  Project Management for Business Majors

    3

    CSCU 685  Risk Management

    3

    Total Credits

    12

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