Fully Employed MBA Program in Downtown LA

Applications available for Fall 2020 from October 1, 2019 to May 29, 2020.  Participate in an upcoming webinar to learn more.

Program Description

The Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program in Downtown Los Angeles allows students to earn their degree in 16 months through a rigorous, hybrid curriculum that includes Saturday class meetings and online learning during the week. An MBA allows working executives and professionals to build upon their experience, enhance their leadership, analytic and communication skills, and make an impact on their careers in an increasingly global economy. Classes are taught by accomplished, award-winning faculty who teach at Cal State LA’s main university campus.The Fully-Employed MBA program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

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Who Should Enroll?

  • Students who have earned their undergraduate degree in the fields of business or economics
  • Mid-career business professionals with 3-5 years of work experience seeking to advance their careers

Tuition & Fees

Cost Per Unit $975
Total Program Cost $35,100

Financial Assistance

Admissions

Please read about Graduate Application and Admission.

Read about International Graduate Application and Admission.

To be considered for admission into the fully-employed MBA Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • 3-5 years of significant work experience in a managerial or professional role
  • GMAT score of 500 or higher, or GRE score of 300 or higher (under the new test scale). Applicants who document five years of significant experience or who have passed all four parts of the CPA exam may be eligible for GMAT/GRE waiver. 
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher

Interview: Top ranking applicants will be invited to participate in an online video interview.


Note: Students pursuing their degree on Cal State LA’s Main Campus may not take courses at Cal State LA Downtown as part of their degree program. Only students admitted to programs offered in Downtown may attend courses at Cal State LA Downtown after paying all required fees. Current Cal State LA students are welcome to pursue a program at Cal State LA Downtown in addition to their degree, but additional fees will apply. Programs offered at Cal State LA Downtown are not transferable to Cal State LA's Main Campus. Students admitted to a program at Cal State LA Downtown are welcome to pursue a program at Cal State LA's Main Campus, but an additional application is required.


To Apply/Application Deadline

Fall 2020 Start

Fully Employed MBA

Online applications open on October 1, 2019 for Fall 2020 start.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2020

Transcript Deadline: June 19, 2020

To apply, use Cal State Apply here.

Learn how to use Cal State Apply here.

 

 

 

To request a GMAT/GRE waiver, complete the GMAT/GRE Waiver Form here.

Submit the completed form with a copy of your professional resume to Ed Scuderi.

 

Submit by: May 1, 2020

Please submit Official Transcripts to:
Office of Admissions and Recruitment
Cal State LA
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032