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A Unique Online MBA Experience



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CSU Monterey Bay has been recognized as a school “with outstanding examples of academic programs that are linked to student success” by U.S. News & World Report. Our students have come to expect individualized study, rich diversity, global perspectives and sophisticated technologies. That expectation is well met with the CSU Monterey Bay Online MBA, which lets students learn from a faculty of leading business experts and with a cohort of professional peers. The result is a robust and rewarding learning experience.

The Online MBA

  • Study online, virtually anytime day or night
  • 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 that are as relevant as today’s business news
  • Interactive environment presents unique learning and networking opportunities
  • Terms start in January, July and October

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A Comprehensive, Career-Building Program

No two courses in the Online MBA program are alike, as each draws from the unique experiences of your classmates — many of whom are experienced marketers, entrepreneurs, economists, investors and business leaders. In our easy-to-use interactive classroom environment, you not only attain valuable and relevant experiential knowledge, you also build lasting relationships that will serve you throughout your career.

The 48-credit Master of Business Administration is a selective, fixed-curriculum graduate degree program. It is specifically designed to sharpen your soft skills (leadership, teamwork, ethics, networking, politics) while developing a foundation of hard skills (economics, finance, marketing, management) and building the confidence to take your career to a new level.

Online MBA Program Competencies

  • Ethical Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Understanding and Incorporating Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Problem Identification (Research Fluency) and Analysis (Qualitative/Quantitative Skills)
  • Decision Making and Execution
  • Systems Thinking

For more detailed information about the program, see curriculum.


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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