Offered in collaboration with the College of Business and Economics, the Pre-Business Analytics is an intensive, integrated curriculum of business courses, GMAT preparation and critical academic skills for international students preparing to enter graduate business school.
Students are admitted to this program when preparing for admission to the AACSB accredited Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) at California State University, East Bay; and, can be useful for those pursuing other graduate degrees at this university. The length of program is two 8-week sessions, a total of 16 weeks.
A GMAT score is a requirement for continuing from first to second session in the Pre-Business Analytics program.
After completion of the Pre-Business Analytics program, students are expected to satisfy all of the international student requirements to enter the CSU East Bay MSBA program, namely:
Pre-Business Analytics (GMAT Prep ONLY)
(1 semester: 8-week session x2 )
Pre-Business Analytics (with one semester credit course)
(1 semester: 8-week session x2)
|$150 one-time application fee & each time deferring or changing program|
|Registration Fee / semester
|Student Health Services Fee / Semester||$193|
|Pre-Business Analytics Tuition||$4,500/semester||$5,700 (includes $1,200 for one credit course)/semester|
|Total Fees||$4,993/semester **||$6,193/semester **|
** GMAT prep tuition and the registration fees are charged per 8-week session. Students are not required to pay for the entire semester. However, if a student is taking the prerequisite credit course, then that course fee must be paid in full at the beginning of the Fall or Spring semester ($1,200).
*Fees are subject to change without notice.
*If you choose to take undergraduate level math and/or statistics class through Open University, additional fees ($350/unit) will be applied.
An intensive overview of advanced vocabulary, reading, grammar, listening and essay writing. Focus is placed on improving IELTS test scores for admission to an MSBA program at Cal State East Bay or other institution.