Evening Part-Time MBA Program Curriculum

Earn your MBA while continuing to grow in your career.

View our complete list of courses designed to develop skills in leadership, corporate social responsibility and global business practices. Starting Fall 2022, a total of 44 units is required for all Evening Part-Time MBA students. Of these, 30 must come from core courses and 14 from electives.

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2021-22, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2021. Access the catalog of record at https://catalogs.sandiego.edu.

Requirements for the MBA Degree: Part-Time MBA 

Degree requirements include coursework, applied projects, international experiences and career/professional development-oriented activities.





Business Function Core (12 units)


GSBA 501

Leading Multicultural Teams and Organizations


GSBA 507 

Financial Accounting and Statement Analysis

GSBA 504

Marketing for Global Managers


GSBA 509

Financial Management and Analysis


GSBA 506

Operations and Global Supply Chain Management


GSBA 514

Economics in a Global Environment


Integrated Problem Solving (8 units)


GSBA 500

Sustainable Strategies for the Entrepreneurial Manager


GSBA 502

Statistical Decision Making

GSBA 503

Problem Formulation and Decision Analysis


GSBA 508

Law, Policy and Ethics in Global Business


Applied and Experiential Learning (10 units)


GSBA 593

International Consulting Project


GSBA 516

Current Trends in the Business Environment


GSBA 519

Social Impact Consulting Project


GSBA 590

Agile Strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution


Program Electives (14)



There are a wide variety of elective courses available. Students may earn a concentration by focusing their elective courses in a particular area of expertise. A maximum of 6 units may be chosen from the School of Law or other relevant USD graduate program. For courses outside the MBA program, permission must be obtained from the MBA advisor. See the appropriate section of this course catalog or the School of Law Course Catalog for information about course offerings outside the School of Business. Prerequisites for all elective courses must be observed.

Choose your specialty

From finance to entrepreneurship, you can earn a specialized MBA by using your electives to concentrate in one of six relevant business fields.