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Business Administration Certificate

San Francisco State University

12 months
12648 USD/year
12648 USD/year
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The Pre-MBA program from San Francisco State University is designed for international students from partner universities, interested in pursuing a business certificate.

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This one-year Pre-MBA program from San Francisco State University   is ideal for students who have completed a minimum three years of university courses and wish to pursue a stand-alone certificate, with the possibility of leading to a fast-track MBA degree (in as few as 12 months) through the Lam Family College of Business at SF State.

Lam Family College of Business

The Lam Family College of Business at San Francisco State University is a leading institution of business education in the San Francisco Bay Area, with an emphasis on preparing students to succeed in an economy that is global in nature. 

The college's commitment to sustainable business, diversity, social justice and global partnerships echoes their core philosophy of responsible leadership. As one of the top-ranked public universities, they have been recognized worldwide for their investments in diversity, social responsibility and visionary academics.


AACSB Accredited

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Communications for Professionals
  • Business Statistics
  • Operations Management
  • Business Finance
  • Information Systems for Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete at least three years of university coursework
  • Overall GPA 2.5 or higher on the first three years of university coursework
  • No GMAT required
  • All students must also complete a 1-unit MBA Interview and Writing Test Preparation course if pursuing MBA admission.

Tuition Fee

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    12648 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12648 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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