Apr 12, 2024  
General Catalog 2023-2024 
General Catalog 2023-2024

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.html

To view the admission requirements for the M.B.A. for Executives program, please visit: craig.fresnostate.edu/grad-business/emba/index.html

Program Requirements

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: 

Group II (18 units)

These courses develop the M.B.A. candidate’s core managerial skills:

Group III (12 units)

These elective courses allow the student to integrate their knowledge from Group I and II. Students may take any 12 units from:

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:

Culminating Experience (3 units)

For their final M.B.A. project, students must complete: