Business Administration

California State University Long Beach

24 months
3588 USD/year
3588 USD/year
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The Master of Business Administration program at California State University Long Beach develops competencies essential to functioning professionally in a complex and competitive business environment. The program prepares students for responsible administrative positions and provides the background essential for advancement in professional management careers.


The Master of Business Administration degree at California State University Long Beach encompasses a program of breadth which builds a wide range of competencies required for effective management while permitting students to specialize in a functional area.

The programme

The Master of Business Administration is normally a 48-unit program for the graduate without an undergraduate degree in Business.

California State University Long Beach offers a value-driven MBA Program that is at the forefront of graduate business education. Of the 13,000 plus business schools across the world, CSULB is one of the only 681 business schools worldwide .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management Concepts 
  • Business Policies, Operations and Organizations 
  • Marketing Concepts 
  • Managerial Accounting and Control 
  •  Seminar in Business Finance 
  • Seminar in Human Resources Management 
  •  Quantitative Methods for Managerial Decision Making 
  • Management of Information Systems 
  •  Seminar in Strategic Management
  •  Seminar in Marketing Policies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
500 (recommended)

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

MBA online application 

  • Official test score (GMAT or GRE) that was sent to you by the testing agency
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation.
  • File a CSU Long Beach application through Cal State Apply
  • All transcripts/individual mark sheets from all institutions attended
  • Transcripts must show grades for at least 6 semesters. Please do not send transcripts until those grades are posted to avoid having to submit multiple transcripts
  • If you have already graduated then we will require a degree conferred date or diploma to be sent along with the transcripts
  • Students who submit consolidated transcripts/mark sheets will be required to submit individual mark sheets before an evaluation is completed

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3588 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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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