Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance

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Master in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance


The Sac State MBA program offers the most pertinent business knowledge and advanced management practices right in the heart of Asia with dedicated faculty flown in from California. It is designed with busy executive in mind, providing an optimal learning platform with minimal disruption to career responsibilities. The program focuses on group discussion, case studies and practice-based learning.

Some of the learning goals include:

  • Use and evaluate appropriate leadership behaviours and skills to enhance personal and organizational effectiveness
  • Identify and assess potential threats and opportunities in changing environments and use appropriate strategic models to enhance organizational effectiveness.
California State University

The Finance specialization will introduce students to the principles and dynamics of international financial markets and institutions. This specialization addresses the operational aspects of global financial institutions with the emphasis on foreign exchange risk management problem.

12 Months Part Time
Ranked #69 in Regional Universities West*

*(based on 2018/19 ranking)

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accredited
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accreditated

Program Structure

The California State University MBA comprises of 12 module units which consist of 8 core courses and 4 specialization courses. The curriculum is design carefully to develop integrated, cross-functional knowledge of business from a global perspective. The program aims to develop analytical problem-solving skills relevant to the global business which is optimized through class discussion and participation.


Core Courses

There would be 8 core courses.

A consistent emphasis on managerial accounting and reporting is cost identication, allocation and control. This course expands the traditional view of accounting to include an examination of the integration of the historic three tools with cost elements.

Provides students a well-rounded understanding of the language and financial expectations or performance of organizations. Students will learn how to evaluate decisions from the perspective of shareholder and stakeholders.

Presents how modern marketing principles can be applied to real-world situations. The emphasis will be on studying strategies used by organizations in today’s highly competitive and evolving marketplace.

Covers the major challenges organizations deal with today as they attempt to manage their key technological resources as well as with implementing technological innovations. Addresses the digital opportunities and threats organizations face from senior management perspectives.

Introduces the concept of leadership in business organizations and the key themes are leading during times of change.

Reviews the organization theory from a macro perspective (structure, process, technology, people, and culture). Special attention will be paid to organization structure, human resources, design, control, culture and interorganizational relationship.

Addresses topics such as comparative legal environments in international business, dispute settlement, foreign investment, money and banking, and trade in goods.

Presents how business decisions are now made in an increasingly competitive and complex business environment.

Specialisation Courses

There would be a total of 4 specialised modules.

Introduces you to the principles and dynamics of international financial markets and institutions.

Examines in detail the global business operations within the context of today's international trade. 

The main objective is to provide students with a framework for making financial decisions in the international business arena.

Focuses on exploring contemporary issues in international finance.


This is 100% coursework based program.

Delivery Structure

The California State University Master of Business Administration is a renowned and proven program that can be completed in 12-months. Designed to accommodate and complement the work commitments of today’s global managers, this 12 months part-time MBA program is structured around eight weekend blocks. That means you get to achieve your professional aspirations while not having to disrupt a single day of work.

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You will emerge from the California State University MBA in IT Management with well-developed project management and leadership skills, which are highly sought after by employers in both the private and public sectors. You will be equipped to work as a manager in a multinational corporation, international SME or start your own consultancy business.

There would also be Career Services that would strive to help you optimize the ROI of your MBA on your career whether you are seeking career growth, a change of career direction, expand social network or start up a dream business. There would be an On-Demand Career Coaching services which connects you with highly experienced career coaches. They would be the one to help students map and plan their career direction and trajectory.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and managerial skills.

A Bachelor’s Degree in any subject (with minimum 10 years of working experience)


Please download the brochure or enquire at 6822 2050 for more information.

What Does Our Students Say About Us?

Being an international student, I have gained rich experience about the plethora of business models in US and the world. Th¬e biggest attraction to join CSU, Sacramento was its reputed business school among other well-known state universities in the region. ¬The MBA program is designed to touch on every aspect of domestic and international business by seeking assistance from case studies from Havard Business School, MIT etc.
Ms Anamika Singh
Technical Adviser
Apple Inc.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 6822 2050.

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