Business Administration, M.B.A.
Master of Business Administration Requirements
To view the admission requirements for the Traditional M.B.A. program, please visit: craig.fresnostate.edu/grad-business/mba/admissions.html.
To view the admission requirements for the M.B.A. for Executives program, please visit: craig.fresnostate.edu/grad-business/emba/admissions.html.
The M.B.A. is awarded to students upon completion of the requirements listed below. The following groups of courses are generally completed in sequence.
Group I (3-15 units)
The following five courses are required of non-business majors, business majors from programs that are not AACSB-accredited, business majors from international business schools (AACSB) or students who graduated from an AACSB-accredited program more than seven years ago: MBA 200, MBA 201, MBA 203, MBA 204, and MBA 205. Some or all of the Group I requirements may be waived based on an evaluation of the student’s previous coursework. Equivalent knowledge may be demonstrated through examinations offered two times each year.
*The University's graduate-level writing proficiency requirement is fulfilled by MBA 210.
Note: Students may choose to take some of their Group III courses through the Study Abroad Program. This requires approval from the Graduate Business Programs office.
Business Policy and Strategy (3 units)
This course is taken upon completion of the Group II courses. Students are also allowed to take Group II courses concurrently with MBA 279.