21 months
26057 USD/year
26057 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Business Administration - Accelerated program at California State University Long Beach focuses on Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  It prepares you with the quantitative and analytical skills that you need to start your career as an Entrepreneur (innovating by starting your business) and an Intrapreneur (innovating within an established company).


With this Business Administration - Accelerated program at California State University Long Beach you will:

  • Develop an idea for a new business
  • Identify new venture opportunities through the lean start-up method
  • Learn how to write a business plan
  • Learn how to finance your start-up
  • Learn how to bring ideas for new products and services to market
  • Learn how to manage small business and large business ventures


  • Cohort-based model consisting of 48 units
  • 21-month program beginning fall semester
  • Textbooks and instructional materials, campus parking, some meals, and the cost of the international trip are all included in your tuition
  • Access to the Apostle Incubator and the Sunstone Innovation Challenge is included in the program
  • Expand your global knowledge through our International trip
  • Support and guidance from our Graduate Business Career Staff to get an internship
  • Access to an extensive CSULB College of Business alumni network
  • Career opportunities with corporate entities, financial firms, and government authorities
  • Career advising and other workshops available

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing Concepts
  • Financial Accounting
  • Seminar in Human Resources Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Managerial Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting and Control
  • Financial Management Concepts
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation​
  • Business Policies, Operations and Organizations
  • Marketing and Analytics in Entrepreneurship
  • Global Entrepreneurship Seminar (International Trip)
  • Entrepreneurship, Analytics, and Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT
500 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official test score (GMAT or GRE) that was sent to you by the testing agency
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation.
  • Requires at least a 2.75 GPA.   

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45600 USD for the full programme during 21 months.
  • National

    26057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45600 USD for the full programme during 21 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 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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