Developing responsible business leaders with a global mindset

Academic excellence to advance your career

Choose the track that best fits your professional goals:

  • General Management Track
  • International Business Track

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Both tracks incorporate cutting edge learning opportunities including:

  • Experiential learning:
    • Consulting projects with local, national and international businesses
    • Company site visits and guest lecturers from Industry
    • Hands-on coursework such as Student-Managed $100K Investment Fund, Operations and Global Supply Chain, Sustainable Business Model Design and Brand Management
    • MBA Case Competitions to apply learning and compete with MBA peers from around the world
  • Coursework developed in partnership with corporate partners providing students with the specific knowledge and relevant skills required for business today
  • Leadership labs and Student Leadership Fellows Program to refine leadership skills and management techniques for diverse groups in the workforce
  • Dual degree options to further strengthen professional skills in specific industry areas or broaden international experience
  • Cohort format for core classes and small class sizes, allowing for a high level of interaction with faculty and classmates and building of a strong support network

First hand global business experiences

More opportunities in more locations around the world than other business schools

Focus on values-based education and research

  • Social Entrepreneurship Challenge plus related speaker series and coaching sessions every academic year hosted by USD Center of Excellence Center for Peace and Commerce
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) coursework required for all MBA students
  • Community service project requirement for applying business knowledge and contributing to the greater good

Industry connections and coaching

The MBA Career Services Office provides comprehensive programming throughout the academic year:

  • Career and Professional Development Course during year one of MBA program to develop lifelong career management skills
  • On-campus interview days and company information sessions
  • Executive mentorship program
  • Industry Expert Speaker Series, including both career panels and intimate roundtable discussions
  • Connection to over 100 networking events across campus every year
  • One-to-one career coaching
  • Local and national career fair participation
  • Access to exclusive USD MBA job and internship opportunities 
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Location On Campus
Program Length 22 Months (56 Credits)
80% GMAT Range 550-700

Average Work Experience 4.3 Years
Average Age At Enrollment 28


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MBA Online Information Session

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Breakfast at the BMC Lecture Series

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice


MBA Information Session

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