A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Graduate Students, Fall 2022 - 220

Master of Business Administration

Attend UC Riverside’s Flagship MBA Program

Enhance your leadership skills, explore your career opportunities, and broaden your skillset with a Master of Business Administration from University of California, Riverside (UCR).

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Our top MBA program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a prestigious accreditation held by less than 6% of business schools worldwide. Our curriculum empowers you to develop a wide breadth of business knowledge. In addition to foundational business courses, you will choose one of seven concentrations to specialize in, providing you with the opportunity to customize your MBA degree according to your individual career aspirations.

Featuring a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) MBA program, UCR’s A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM) is home to world-renowned scholar-practitioner faculty and their wealth of experience — which they are eager to share with you.

As a STEM MBA program graduate, you will be in high demand. According to a 2022 report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, STEM MBA grads have a 97% job placement rate within six months of graduation, higher than the 93% job placement rate for traditional MBA grads. UCR’s MBA program also provides you with a set of technical and soft skills that will set you apart in the marketplace. With our STEM MBA program, international students can apply for 36 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT) to work in the United States in their field of study after graduation.


Seven MBA Concentrations Mean Enhanced Opportunities

Interested in accounting? Our Master of Business Administration has a concentration for that. Marketing more your speed? We’ve got you covered there, too. By earning your MBA degree from UCR, you have your choice of seven MBA specialization areas to align your MBA degree with your career goals. Choose from:

No matter which MBA specialization you choose to concentrate in, you will learn from our passionate and committed faculty — coveted by the best MBA schools in the nation.



Explore the MBA Program at UCR

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Earn your degree in 21 months

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Complete 10 core courses
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Choose from 7 MBA concentrations
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Get ahead with 1 career development course
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Complete 1 required internship
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Complete 1 capstone or thesis project
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Career Options with Your Master of Business Administration

An MBA is a degree that holds weight among companies around the world. According to a Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) 2022 Candidate Perspectives report, over 85% of graduate management education graduates concluded that their investment had a positive return. Further, a GMAC 2023 Corporate Recruiter report revealed that MBAs were expected to receive a salary boost in 2023, even after accounting for inflation while average earnings for those with a bachelor’s degree were projected to take a dip, returning to normal levels.

Top companies who recently hired UCR MBA program graduates include:

  • Amazon
  • CI Holdings
  • Deloitte
  • Disney
  • EPIC
  • Esri
  • EY
  • Finch, PC
  • Moody’s Corporation
  • Northrup Grumman
  • P&G
  • Red Bull
  • Segal
  • Target
  • T-Mobile

Job titles UCR MBA degree graduates have recently obtained include:

  • Business development manager
  • Business manager
  • Entrepreneur/founder
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resources manager
  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant
  • Marketing manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Product manager
  • Project manager
  • Sales manager
  • Strategy analyst
  • Supply chain manager


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Application Deadlines

Priority Round:
December 15
Round 2:
January 31
Round 3:
March 31
International Final:
June 1
Final Round:
August 1

Why Choose UCR's School of Business for Your MBA?