Apr 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

20-Month Full-Time MBA


This program is completed in five trimesters and consists of 55 units of coursework, a business internship, and 60 hours of co-curricular activities. Students in this program lack sufficient work experience and previous course work to qualify for the 12- or 15-Month programs.

Students enrolled in the 15- or 20-Month Full-Time MBA program may apply to study in another country with a Graziadio School partner university during the fall trimester of their second year of study. A study abroad trimester emphasizes the global nature of the Graziadio full-time programs. Selected students must complete additional requirements associated with this aspect of the program. Students may contact the Global Programs Office for additional information. Students who complete a trimester abroad are not eligible to graduate with a concentration.

The business internship is designed especially for students with insufficient work experience, or who want to gain experience in a different professional field, enrolled in the Full-Time MBA Program. It is a part of the commitment to a program where students learn by doing throughout the program. The Business Internship normally includes full-time internships taken between the first and second year of the MBA program.

The co-curricular activities are designed to enhance student learning in the areas of communication skills; critical thinking; integration and application; values and ethics; job placement and career development. Students must complete 60 hours of co-curricular activities; activities scheduled as contemporary issues courses may carry 0-4 units and a maximum of 4 units of co-curricular activities may count towards the elective requirements of the program.

Students admitted to the 20-Month program lack undergraduate business courses and require additional work experience prior to graduation. The curriculum for this program requires 55 units of course work and consists of the following:

Core Courses 34 units  
Career Seminar 0 units  
Elective Courses 21 units  
Business Internship 0 units  
Total Units Required 55 units