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If you're passionate about business and want to achieve a higher education degree, the Online MBA program at California State University, Monterey Bay can help you reach your goals. Our students encounter individualized study, rich diversity, global perspectives and sophisticated technologies in our Online MBA program. Whether you have entrepreneurial dreams or aspire to be a top executive at your company, an Online MBA can be the tool to get you there.

Studying for your MBA online gives you the flexibility to fit the program into your own schedule, so you can make it work for you whenever you’re ready. Learn on your own time as you work toward a degree that opens up possibilities for higher income, senior-level positions and more opportunities to obtain the position you want at the company you want to work for. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that those with a master's degree make an average of nearly $12,000 more a year compared to those with only a bachelor's degree.1 Studying for an MBA online can be a significant investment for your financial future and career satisfaction.

The CSUMB Online MBA Program

When you study for an Online MBA at CSUMB, you gain the freedom to learn on your own time, in a supportive online environment with small class sizes. The same exceptionally qualified professors who teach on campus are the instructors for our online courses, and our online interface allows you to bond with instructors and students and gain new, meaningful connections. In the Online MBA program at CSUMB, you can:

  • Study online, virtually any time, day or night
  • Apply for admission with no GMAT required
  • Absorb valuable and relevant experiential knowledge
  • Build lasting relationships that will serve you throughout your career
  • Benefit from “real time” case discussions with peers and instructors that relate to today's business news and issues
  • Enjoy unique learning and networking opportunities in our interactive environment
  • Receive direct attention in online classes capped at 30 students each
  • Begin your studies at one of three annual start times: January, July and October

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Learn the Latest in Responsible Business Strategies From CSUMB

Today's business world requires forward-thinking strategies to stay competitive and serve the needs of customers with innovative products and services. The CSUMB Online MBA curriculum is guided by top-trending business topics, with lessons instilling the responsible values required of business leaders today and featuring practice simulations for students to tackle realistic scenarios.

In the Online MBA program at CSUMB, students master competencies including:

  • Ethics in decision making
  • Organizational leadership and teamwork
  • Effective communication and management
  • Critical thinking and problem identification
  • Networking and business politics
  • Marketing
  • Understanding and incorporating diversity
  • Research fluency and analysis
  • Systems thinking
  • Strategic execution

The 48-credit Online Master of Business Administration is a selective, fixed-curriculum graduate degree program. Lessons are a mix of soft skills (leadership, teamwork, ethics, networking, politics) and hard skills (economics, finance, marketing, management) that enable business leaders to thrive in diverse workplaces.

No two courses in the Online MBA program are alike, with course titles that include Business Communications Fundamentals, Organization and Leadership, MBA Accounting and Global Business. For students who want to own their own businesses, those who are aspiring executives and those who want to grow in their current careers, an Online MBA can help graduates accelerate their professional growth with increased knowledge and skill mastery.

Why Choose California State University, Monterey Bay?

CSUMB’s Online MBA is the program of choice for diverse students who are working professionals in healthcare, consulting, advertising, technology and financial services, among many other verticals. While our online classes deliver convenient flexibility and allow students to study on any device anywhere they are, lessons are taught in interactive settings that allow students to work with classmates and receive personalized and prompt help from instructors.

CSUMB was recently awarded $8 million in innovation grants and is consistently recognized as an innovator among its programs.2 CSUMB is proud to have achieved the following accolades that make it a leader in Online MBA programs:

  • Ranked #11 in Top Regional Public Schools West, up from #13 in 20173
  • Ranked #47 in Regional Universities West, up from #58 in 20174

This increase in ranking supports CSUMB’s rising stature among universities with Online MBA programs. Our school is committed to continually improving our program to deliver an extraordinary MBA experience to our students.

No GMAT Required

Unlike many universities that require standardized testing to enroll in an MBA program, CSUMB does not require the GMAT for admittance. This is great for students who do not perform well on standardized tests but still have the passion and drive to succeed. Books are included in tuition, and we also offer a tuition offset opportunity,* which you can learn more about below.

Contact CSUMB About Our Online MBA Program

If you'd like to learn more about how an Online MBA from CSUMB can help you achieve your business goals, don’t hesitate to make an appointment with an Admissions Advisor today.

You can also view testimonials, get Online MBA resources, and more by visiting our blog. For answers to other questions, please contact our Online MBA team here.

We are delighted to share a tuition discount opportunity.

$3000 Tuition Offset*

California State University, Monterey Bay is proud to offer our 100% Online MBA, an innovative program designed to meet the needs of the aspiring business leaders of tomorrow.


*Offer details: Scholarship offer available only to new (first-time) enrollees, not current or returning students. To utilize this scholarship offer, the prospective student must identify the offer and request that it be applied. Scholarship funds not payable directly to recipients: funds will be credited exclusively toward tuition in the student’s final academic term of the program. If student receives financial assistance, the student’s financial assistance may require modification to account for the scholarship by preventing any “over-award,” such that the financial assistance received does not exceed the cost of attendance, as defined and determined by the Office of Financial Aid of California State University, Monterey Bay. Recipients of the scholarship must remain continuously enrolled in the program through completion (or obtain a university-approved leave of absence) and must maintain satisfactory academic progress at all times for scholarship to remain in effect. This scholarship offer may be revised, rescinded or terminated at any time. This scholarship offer cannot be combined with other offers or tuition offsets. All admissions and scholarship decisions of California State University, Monterey Bay are final.

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Sources

1. Retrieved on January 2, 2018, from www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm
2. Retrieved on January 2, 2018, from csumb.edu/news/csumb-awarded-8-million-innovation-grants
3. Retrieved on January 2, 2018, from usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/regional-universities-west/top-public
4. Retrieved on January 2, 2018, from usnews.com/best-colleges/csumb-32603/overall-rankings