California State University, Northridge, College of Business & Economics Part Time MBA
Founded in 1958, California State University, Northridge is a vibrant and global community located on 356-acres in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. Northridge, which is among the nation’s largest single-campus universities, encourages students to combine academic pursuits with hands-on experience. It also serves as the intellectual, economic and cultural heart of the Valley and beyond. Alumni include California Teachers of the Year, Grammy Award winners, public officials, nationally-recognized newscasters and a space shuttle astronaut. Their success reflects the hard work of Northridge students and the ongoing dedication of faculty and staff. The University is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Northridge is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The College of Business and Economics is one of largest business schools in the nation and is accredited by AACSB, the highest standard in business and management education. We offer a variety of outstanding academic programs, including undergraduate programs in accounting, information systems, management, marketing, economics, finance, business law, systems and operations management, and real estate. Many of our most capable undergraduate students enroll in our honor's program as a recognition of their demonstrated academic success and as a program to encourage their continued academic growth. To broaden and enhance the educational experience of undergraduate students majoring outside of business, we offer minors in business, management, marketing, and economics. At the graduate level we offer a flex/part-time Master of Business Administration designed to satisfy the needs of the working professional. The Master of Science in Accountancy satisfies the 150 unit requirement for the CPA. The Master of Science in Taxation is designed for mid-career professionals seeking advancement in the field of tax. Our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration program is a pre-MBA program designed for fully-employed professionals who earned their undergraduate degree in a field other than business and now need some fundamental business tools as they assume greater leadership. This program serves as a stand-alone graduate certificate and prepares students with the foundation courses required in the MBA program. All our programs are designed to prepare our students for future careers as leaders in business and government in the global economy. Our outstanding faculty are noted for their applied academic research and for their research presentations at national and international conferences throughout the world. Many of our faculty are consultants to business and government and serve on the board of directors of numerous corporations and non-profit organizations. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of our students. Academic advisement services are provided daily through Student Advisement Center. Our faculty and department chairs provide advice on further graduate and law school education. As an important part of the educational experience of our students, more than a dozen student organizations, including the Accounting Association, Latino Business Association, American Marketing Association, Student Finance Association and others, bring business leaders to campus, provide career opportunity and networking events for students, engage in community service activities, and offer social activities. Students enjoy rich extracurricular life on the beautiful suburban campus, which features the award winning Valley Performing Arts Center and a vibrant arts community, 18 competitive sports teams in the NCAA Division 1, and a brand new state of the art student recreation center – free to all students.