Graduate Programs

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csueb.logo.cbe.pngProviding six graduate degree programs in different fields of business, the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at Cal State East Bay is a place for ambitious pioneers to make a difference in the business world. Our graduate programs equip students with the powerful combination of advanced business knowledge and leadership skills to help them elevate their careers.

Moreover, with transformative teaching methods, flexible formats, and rigorous coursework, our graduate business programs suit diverse student needs. Whether you are a full-time student who just earned a bachelor’s degree or a working professional with substantial working experience in the field, you can find a program that fits your academic and career goals.

MBA Program

At Cal State East Bay, we understand that education is never one-size-fits-all. Therefore, we offer three types of MBA programs that meet the different goals and backgrounds of our students: MBA with Concentrations, One-Year MBA, and Executive MBA for Global Innovators. Although the programs have different arrangements, they provide the same quality business education and renowned faculty to our students. 

What’s more, designed for busy working professionals, our Master of Business Administration programs offer three different scheduling formats. In this way, you can earn your MBA degree while continuing your full-time employment. The MBA with Concentrations holds classes on weeknights and some Saturdays. The One-Year Intensive MBA program holds classes during the daytime on Fridays and Saturdays and is ideal for those wanting to finish their degree on an accelerated timeline. The Executive MBA for Global Innovators offers classes mainly on Saturdays and a few Sundays. Browse below to find the MBA program that suits your needs.

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MBA with Concentrations

The MBA with Concentrations program aims to develop students’ skills in a certain specialization. Students have seven concentrations to choose from including Analytics for Managers, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Strategy and Innovation. Offering weeknight classes and some Saturdays, this program is ideal for working professionals who need to work during the day. This program allows students to take courses at their own pace to suit their work life balance. 

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One Year Intensive MBA

Our One-Year Intensive MBA is taught during the daytime on Fridays and Saturdays at our downtown Oakland (12th Street) Center. This condensed program allows you to finish your degree in as little as 12 months, and is ideal for those who want to take some time to study for an MBA in a concentrated time period. We especially encourage students with start-up backgrounds to join this cohort-based program.

Learn more about the One-Year Intensive MBA program
Executive MBA For Global Innovators

Executive MBA For Global Innovators

The Executive MBA for Global Innovators program aims to take your career to the next level with an innovative mindset. It covers marketing, operations, accounting, and finance with a strong emphasis on leadership, strategy, and innovation. This 18-month weekend program targets mid-career professionals who have at least five years of work experience in the field. Learn more about the Executive MBA for Global Innovators program

Specialized Business Master’s Programs

Our specialized Master of Science (M.S.) degree programs provide you with the opportunity to sharpen your expertise in business analytics, accounting, and economics. Explore our specialized business master’s programs below.

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M.S. in Accountancy

This 17-month Master of Science in Accountancy program prepares students to qualify for the CPA Exam and License while providing them a high-quality accounting education. Through the program, students develop knowledge in US and international financial reporting and auditing standards. The MSA program welcomes students with backgrounds in accounting or other areas to apply.

Learn more about the MS in Accountancy program
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M.S. in Business Analytics

The Master of Science in Business Analytics provides in-depth expertise in the emerging fields of big data analytics. Developing your analytical skills such as Python/R, database, data mining, text mining, and big data technologies. The program is designed for students with various backgrounds such as business, economics, computer science, statistics, mathematics backgrounds and many more.

Learn more about the MS in Business Analytics program
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M.S. in Quantitative Economics

Our Master of Science in Economics equips students with marketable skills in quantitative analytics and advanced economics theories. The program prepares students for careers in various fields such as finance, banking, market research, and consulting.

Learn more about the MS in Quantitative Economics program

Why Earn a Master’s Degree in Business at Cal State East Bay?

Our nationally ranked College of Business and Economics has been cultivating leaders in the field of business since 1957. Through our outstanding MBA and specialized MS business programs, we equip students with tangible skills and advanced business knowledge to help them achieve in their careers. 

At Cal State East Bay, we believe in making higher education possible for anyone. We strive to provide our students with high quality graduate education at the most affordable price. Cal State East Bay received recognition as America’s Best Value College from Forbes and Best Value College in California from Niche. Aside from affordability, at CSUEB, we don’t compromise the quality of education over price. Accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), our graduate business programs are proven to provide a world-class education taught by distinguished faculty. See ranking and accolades for Cal State East Bay and our College of Business and Economics.

Do you know that attaining a master’s degree can increase your wage from 36% to 89% in the business field and often promote you to change careers? By earning a master’s degree in business from Cal State East Bay, you can take your career to new heights. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area known for being a vibrant economic region with many employment opportunities. In addition, we provide our students with career support and resources through our Career & Professional Development Center dedicated to business and economics students. Moreover, at Cal State East Bay, you can benefit from our diverse student body. Studying with students from over 50 countries around the world, you have the opportunity to expand your global network and gain a global perspective.

Advance Your Career with a Graduate Degree in Business

Hone your business acumen and take your career to the next level with a graduate business degree from Cal State East Bay. To find out more about our MBA and specialized Master of Science business programs, contact us by phone at (510) 885-2419 or email us at cbe_grad@csueastbay.edu today.