Master of Business Administration

Launch your best ideas and accelerate your career with a Marymount MBA.

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Why get a Marymount MBA?

Flexible degree

Set your own pace. You can finish in as little as one year. Or go part time and take classes at your own speed. All you need is 36 units.

And don’t sweat about admissions tests because GRE/GMAT scores aren’t required.

Hybrid approach

Thrive in our hybrid approach that balances the closeness of in-person classes with the convenience of online coursework. Evening and weekend classes round out your options.

Independent capstone project

Get your personal project off the ground quicker. Some students turn their final projects into real businesses.

Close mentoring

Our talented and accessible professors will guide you every step of the way—from launching your big idea to scoring your next promotion.

Career growth

Pivot from investment intern to full-time portfolio manager. Take a mom-and-pop shop to the next level. Work for a multinational company. Get the experience and career you want.

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At MCU, you can tailor your MBA and design your capstone project based on whatever interests you. Our students have focused on everything from sports to startups to small business growth:

  • Moved a family business beyond its neighborhood using a multichannel marketing plan.
  • Determined the profitability of expanding an auto imports company to Central Asia.
  • Tracked the ROI of a countywide program to keep probation minors with their families and out of foster care.
  • Launched a version of Amazon for mechanical parts.
  • Established a nonprofit to stop human trafficking.
  • Devised a plan to save big-box giants from the brink of bankruptcy.
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
  • Deloitte
  • Farmers Insurance
  • HYFN
  • Los Angeles Galaxy
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Northrop Grumman

Meet with an advisor to design a degree plan that works for you.

Sample MBA course plan

ACC 501 Accounting for Managers (3): Thursdays
BUS 550 Marketing Strategy (3): Wednesdays
BUS 550L Marketing Analytics Lab (1): Wednesdays
ECO 520 Economics for Planning (3): Saturdays
ID 530 Leadership Seminar (3): Tuesdays
Elective of your choice

CD 500 Professional Practice & Ethics (3): Online
BUS 512 Business Writing & Communication (1): Online

BUS 561 Organizational Strategy & Planning (3): Online
BUS 600 Advanced Corporate Finance (3): Wednesdays
BUS 640 Statistics, Decision-making & Modeling (3): Saturdays
CS 500 Advanced Data Analysis (1): Online
BUS 698 MBA Capstone (3): Tuesdays
Elective of your choice

(Choose two electives, which vary by semester)
BUS 535 Global Entrepreneurship (3): Mondays, Wednesdays
ID 580 Cross-cultural Leadership (3): Thursdays
CD 575 Community Design & Land Use Planning (3): Wednesdays

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Don’t just learn something. Live it.

At Marymount, you’ll gain real-world experience in real time.

Start your search with the Internship & Career Planning Office. We’ll help you create your resume, search for internships and jobs, prepare for interviews and perfect your networking skills.

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+1 MBA

Add a one-year MBA to any MCU bachelor’s degree. You’ll earn three degrees in just five years: associate, bachelor’s and MBA.

Start your MBA during your last two semesters as an undergrad and earn up to 10 graduate units toward your Marymount MBA.

Find out how you can get started. Contact an MBA advisor at (310) 303-7273.

Gabriela Castillo

Gabriela aspires to be her own boss and open a restaurant specializing in Costa Rican cuisine. Her MBA capstone is helping her build that future by developing a business plan toward that goal.

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Emmanuel Otira

Emmanuel plans to start a cognitive training academy for athletes to help them train their minds like they train their bodies. Marymount’s MBA program is helping him develop a business plan to fulfill his dream of offering a no-cost program that welcomes everyone.

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