Master of Business Administration

The Marymount California University MBA was developed with the busy, working professional in mind.

Classes are offered evening, weekend and online, which means that you can reach your educational goals while also balancing work and life. You can also earn your degree quickly.  The 36-unit MBA can be completed in just one year full-time or part-time across flexibly-scheduled semesters.

With coursework that is relevant and tailored to your career goals, your educational experience will emphasize critical competencies, practical knowledge and skills that you will use in real-world situations––taught by professors who are experienced professionals who care about your success.

Alternatively, learn more about our MBA Pathway Program.

Marymount California University’s MBA program prepares students for effective and ethical entrepreneurial leadership in a global, interconnected economy.

MBA students develop conceptual, analytical, applied, and interpersonal skills within an interdisciplinary community of practice to recognize, interpret, present, and lead business solutions to societal and organizational challenges.

The target population for the MCU MBA is comprised of two general audiences: 1) working professionals who wish to advance their career at their current employer to a leadership role or are looking to make a career change, and 2) new and current BA students, interested in a BA-MBA integrated pathway.


Students in MCU’s MBA program will learn to:

I. Develop a personal leadership philosophy by reflecting on leadership theories and attributes, and acquiring the leadership skills and abilities necessary to motivate others toward common goals (ID 530, CD500)

II. Demonstrate a consistent evidence-based decision making approach using rigorous analysis and interpretation of business data with appropriate tools and techniques. (ACCT 501, GIS 500, BUS 550, ECO 520, BUS 512, BUS 561)

III. Identify, define, research, and analyze an organizational problem or question, leading to a sustainable business plan or set of actionable recommendations that balances ethical, economic and other considerations (BUS 697-698)

IV. Integrate global, cultural, technical and economic considerations into analysis of business opportunities (BUS 697-698)

VI. Utilize peer feedback to support a spirit of inquiry, reflection, mutual respect, and quality improvement within a community of practice

MBA Program

The Marymount California University MBA program was developed with the busy, working professional in mind.

Contact the Admission office for more info
Phone:(310) 303-7311

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.