Feb 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 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 courses 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 will complete four (4) PGBS 501 Co-Curricular Activities (0)   and four (4) PGBS 502 Co-Curricular: Executive Speaker Series (0)  courses.

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  

FTMBA program learning goals and outcomes state the educational expectations of student achievement for each degree program. These goals are defined by faculty members to clarify how they intend for graduates to be competent and effective as a result of successfully completing the program.