Business Administration

University of San Diego

M.B.A. On Campus
17 months
1565 USD/credit
1565 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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From camaraderie and connections to career planning and professional development, there are many perks to becoming a student in the Business Administration program at University of San Diego.


With small class sizes and an intimate cohort format for core classes, you will build lifelong professional and personal relationships with classmates and faculty. Tailor your curriculum by choosing your program length, area of emphasis and international options. Your Business Administration degree from University of San Diego will help you become an agent for change and a respectable, inspiring business leader.

By completing coursework vetted by corporate partners and our comprehensive professional development program, you will acquire the foundational and advanced skills employers look for in MBA-level hires. You will also work on real client projects throughout the MBA program.


The USD School of Business is committed to developing socially responsible leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant and values-based education and research.

Programme Structure


  • Ethical Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Career and Professional Development Course
  • Leadership Labs
  • Statistics for Managers
  • Marketing for Managers
  • Financial Management and Analysis
  • Operations and the Global Supply Chain
  • The Economic Environment of Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines




56 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • USD Graduate Application (including the $125 application fee)
  • Professional resume (demonstrating a minimum of two years of professional work experience)
  • Two letters of recommendation (recommendation forms will be sent directly through your online application)
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary universities attended. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1565 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.
  • National

    1565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1565 USD per credit and a duration of 17 months.


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Business Administration
University of San Diego