University of California, Riverside

UCR Business

Academic Programs

The School of Business Administration is one of three UC schools that offers both undergraduate and graduate business programs that fit the need of tomorrow's business leaders.

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc)

The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program is designed to be completed in three quarters, with the goal of preparing students with the 20/20 vision needed to become the ideal accounting and auditing professionals in the year 2020 and beyond.  As a STEM-designated program, international students are able to work in the United States for 36 months under the Optional Practical Training (OPT).  

Professional MBA

Earn an MBA according to your schedule. The Professional MBA program is geared toward those seeking an MBA, but who need to do so according to their schedule. The program of choice for a broad swath of students, including but not limited to, full-time and part-time students, international students, working professionals and individuals who need to accommodate responsibilities at home and with family.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA program is designed for students who wish to earn the MBA during two years of full-time study or three-to-five years of part time study. It is designed for those with little or modest work experience who wish to advance in their careers through preparation in a functional specialty.

Master of Finance (MFin)

The Master of Finance program is designed to be completed in three quarters which offers students a graduate business degree that concentrates specifically on finance. The MFin program helps students learn the skills required to become a successful finance professional as well as provide preparation for all levels of the CFA, GRP, and other professional certifications. As a STEM-designated program, international students are able to work in the United States for 36 months under the Optional Practical Training (OPT).  

Ph.D. in Business Administration (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. in business administration program offered by the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Administration combines the University of California’s tradition as a major research university with the Anderson Graduate School’s strengths of great leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship in Inland Southern California, a living laboratory that will define, explore and articulate the meaning of growth in today’s complex marketplace.

Bachelor in Business Administration

The UC Riverside undergraduate program in business administration is all about opportunity. UCR is a world-class research university dedicated to training the next generation of managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. The Business Administration degree from UCR is an exclusive professional degree, and students have the ability to get a job in the area they studied the moment they graduate from the university.

The minor in business administration exposes students to the core areas of business such as marketing, management, accounting, finance, and more. By providing a solid base in basic business practices, the business administration minor allows students of other majors to receive the necessary education to pursue their career with financial responsibility.

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