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San Francisco Bay Area Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Business Administration
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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area (Alameda), is designed to enhance your professional abilities, provide the education and skills valued by contemporary businesses, and position you for the next step in your career.
The first step toward earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, for those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
About the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a 30 credit hour degree program designed to accommodate both full-time working professionals and full-time students. Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)*, our MBA degree program consists of 10 core courses, with significant focus on the behavioral aspects of organizations.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to accommodate both full-time working professionals and full-time students. Students have the option of earning a 30 credit hour MBA, which focuses on the core learning that contemporary businesses look for, or a 36 credit hour MBA, which includes a concentration in Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, or Public Health.
Students can learn to identify challenges and opportunities, draw on the latest technology and information, use advanced analytical and planning approaches, and execute plans for leading positive change. They also have the opportunity to develop critical thinking and persuasive communication skills, strong technical knowledge, and a deep understanding of the human side of business.
Scheduled to enable busy professionals to balance the demands of career, family, and school, most coursework is offered in both blended and online formats. Campus classes are conducted at our Alameda campus. The program can be completed in as little as one year, and offers frequent start dates, with weeknight and weekend options, to provide optimal flexibility.
Our MBA program is designed to serve the needs of talented students, regardless of their undergraduate degrees. The College of Business welcomes and encourages students from diverse academic backgrounds. Students engage with an accomplished faculty, many of whom have been published and received awards and honors for their work in teaching, research and consulting.
For all students, the MBA degree program culminates in an applied Capstone project that requires students to demonstrate proficiency in core business competencies.What knowledge and skills can I gain from completing the Master of Business Administration Program?
Students can learn and develop a variety of skills, including qualitative and quantitative research skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and extensive knowledge of concepts, issues, and practices within their chosen concentration areas. They also have the opportunity to develop strong interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills, as well as extensive leadership skills that prove valuable within groups, organizations, and companies.
Our MBA students can participate in on-campus business networking and entrepreneurial events, as well as management and leadership workshops, special projects, case studies, and competitions. They also have opportunities to gain valuable experience by providing complimentary business consulting to local businesses.What career opportunities are there for graduates who earn their Master of Business Administration degree?
As an MBA graduate of Argosy University, you’ll have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and professional skills required to compete for a wide variety of upper management positions in such fields as Advertising, Accounting, Market Research and Management, Consulting, General Administration, Operations Management and Entrepreneurship. Graduates are equipped to compete for such positions as:
- Administrative Services Manager
- Branch Manager
- Buyer and Purchasing Agent
- Credit Manager
- Financial Officer or Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Hotel or Motel Manager
- Human Resource Director or Manager
- Business Administration Instructor
- Management Consultant
- Marketing Director or Manager
- Product Development Manager
- Sales Manager
- Training and Development Manager
The first step toward earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is to apply today. You’ll work with an Admissions team that is fully prepared to answer your questions and assist you through the application process. You can learn more about financial aid options, for those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
*The following programs at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356; www.acbsp.org.): Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA); Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Organizational Management, and Customized Professional; Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Management (MSM); Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM); Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL); Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), with concentrations in Accounting, Global Business Sustainability, Information Systems, International Business, Management, and Marketing. The following programs have been excluded by Argosy University for accreditation by ACBSP: Master of Public Administration (MPA); Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership (EdDOL).