21 months
56000 USD/year
44000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside provides a robust MBA experience at a nationally ranked and internationally-recognized graduate business school.

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UCR School of Business has one the fastest growing and most diverse University of California campuses, allowing you to explore new opportunities in business research and cross-disciplinary areas. At the nexus of industry and education, build and diversify your professional experience and accelerate your career.

Choose from seven concentrations to tailor the MBA program to your career aspirations. Within each concentration, you will work with expert, award-winning faculty as mentors to explore new applied research opportunities. The program builds upon strong theoretical foundations and helps students develop the hard and soft skills that managers, leaders and visionaries need to excel in their careers.

The Master of Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside provides a comprehensive framework for the strategic management of business organizations. Students have the flexibility to choose electives from a variety of functional areas to tailor their MBA experience to their professional interests, personal passions and desired career path.

Build a Fulfilling Career

Our Career Development Center team will help you launch a career regionally, nationally or internationally. They will work with you to to shape and refine your professional brand and build a foundation for your desired career path.

The Business Career Development course provides students with the tools to execute a strategic career management plan, from the early stages of identifying a target career path to interviewing and negotiating job offers. This course consists of lectures, hands-on practical training, guest speakers and other career-related activities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Statistics for Management
  • Financial Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Operations Management for Competitive Advantage

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MBA program is open for admission to all eligible students from all undergraduate majors.
  • Quantitative Methods (business calculus, linear algebra, statistics) is a prerequisite to the program. Qualified students who have not taken this prerequisite course may be admitted, but must meet this requirement by completing an inexpensive online course offered by Knewton Alta before classes begin, or complete MGT 403 during their first two quarters in residence.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56000 USD per year during 21 months.
  • National

    44000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44000 USD per year during 21 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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