About SBA

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For more than 40 years, USD's School of Business Administration has provided a rigorous, values-based education that accelerates the personal and professional growth of our students and helps develop high-performing, responsible leaders.

A Personal Education Experience

Leveraging group exercises, case studies, consulting assignments, and more interactive methods, our programs offer:

  • Real-world, practical experience balanced with rigorous academic theory that offers students a balanced approach to learning that they can immediately apply.
  • Personalized, one-on-one learning with accessible professors that gives students the opportunity to ask questions and focus on areas of interest.
  • Small class size and cohorts that move with students through the program to encourage life-long, supportive relationships and learning from each other's experiences.
  • Opportunities to study abroad to help students understand global business practices, perspectives, and cultures.

Award-Winning Leadership

Because we take a balanced, practical approach to education, our professors are a blend of award-winning research professors and high-performing practicing executives. Together, they teach a continually evolving curriculum that is relevant to the real-world as well as grounded in best practices and established academic theory.

Developing Responsible, Successful Leaders

USD School of Business Administration graduates hold professional positions in high technology, new economy corporations, consulting firms, and other entrepreneurial endeavors throughout the Pacific Rim and beyond. Meet our Alumni.

Accredited and Highly Ranked

The School of Business Administration (SBA) is accredited and is ranked one of the top universities in the U.S.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The University of San Diego is committed to upholding standards that promote respect and human dignity in an environment that fosters academic excellence and professionalism. It is the policy of the university to maintain an educational and work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment. 

Get more information about the University of San Diego's policy prohibiting discrimination and harassment.