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Saturday MBA FAQ

FAQ's

 

What is the impact of an MBA to a career?

Getting an MBA opens all sorts of doors including:

  • Join a strong alumni network of over 8500 alums
  • Advance in your career
  • Earn a raise in salary and promotion
  • Become a leader in business
  • Learn to effectively manage people

According to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), the projected median starting base salary for recent MBA graduates in the United States is $116,000 and more than half of companies plan to increase the starting salaries for MBAs in 2019.

Will Saturday MBA Applicants be interviewed? 

Applicants will not be interviewed; however, a Video Statement of Purpose and a short answer essay is required for the Admissions application.

Are there areas of specialization available in the Saturday MBA Program? 

The program focuses on Technology and Sustainability integrated across the curriculum. We prepare you with the strategic knowledge, experience and leadership needed to make business decisions in a digital world while understanding the regulations around sustainability that impact all organizations.

How much work experience do I need?

A minimum of 3 years of work experience is required. 

Work experience is required so you can experience the full benefit from your class and your cohort.

Can I meet with a student or alum?

Absolutely, please contact mba@csulb.edu / 562-985-5565 to set up a day and time to meet with either a student or an alum.

Can I sit in on a class?


Yes, depending on the type of class you would like to visit (e.g. finance, marketing), the Grad Programs Office can arrange that for you. Please contact us at mba@csulb.edu / 562-985-5565.