This program provides a robust MBA experience at a nationally ranked and internationally-recognized graduate business school. UCR School of Business is at one the fastest growing and most diverse University of California campuses, allowing you to explore new opportunities in business research and cross-disciplinary areas. At the nexus of industry and education, you will build and diversify your professional experience and accelerate your career.
Choose from seven concentrations to tailor the MBA program to your career aspirations. Within each concentration, you will work with expert, award-winning faculty as mentors to explore new applied research opportunities. The program builds upon strong theoretical foundations and helps students develop the hard and soft skills that managers, leaders and visionaries need to excel in their careers.
The MBA is a STEM-certified degree program (science, technology, engineering and math). International students in a STEM-designated program are able to apply for 36 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT) to work in the United States in their field of study after graduation.
Build a Fulfilling Career
Our Career Development Center team will help you launch a career regionally, nationally or internationally. They will work with you to to shape and refine your professional brand and build a foundation for your desired career path.
The Business Career Development course provides students with the tools to execute a strategic career management plan, from the early stages of identifying a target career path to interviewing and negotiating job offers. This course consists of lectures, hands-on practical training, guest speakers and other career-related activities.
Fieldwork in Management
The Fieldwork in Management is a required MBA internship, which builds your resume with MBA-level work experience. Advance your skills in a professional setting and apply knowledge gained from your MBA coursework. Students complete their full-time internship in summer, and part-time internships are carried out in the fall, winter and spring quarters of the academic year.
1 REQUIRED INTERNSHIP
1 REQUIRED CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSE
7 CONCENTRATIONS TO CHOOSE FROM
CAPSTONE OR THESIS PROJECT
WEEKEND & EVENING CLASSES
Winter 2021 Application Deadline
- November 1, 2020
Fall 2021 Application Deadlines
- Priority Round:
December 15, 2020
- Round 2:
January 31, 2021
- Round 3:
March 31, 2021
- International Late Round:
June 1, 2021
- Domestic Late Round:
August 1, 2021