The Marymount California University MBA program guides students in launching their big ideas, getting hired at their target companies and making their next career moves. Geared to recent college grads, early career professionals and mid-level managers in any industry, Marymount’s MBA balances hard and soft skills, pairing technical knowledge with business acumen. Students can complete the MBA in as little as a year or go part time and take classes, like Global Entrepreneurship or Cross-cultural Leadership, at their own speed.
Unlike other MBA programs that emphasize theory above all else, Marymount’s MBA adds a strong practical element. Students work closely with professors who have real-world business experience to create a capstone project with ideas ready to put into practice. Students looking to start their own companies are especially attracted to a Marymount MBA because they can tailor the program to their interests and design a capstone project for real-life application, such as developing a business plan for their start-up. Students have focused on everything from sports to small business growth.
Marymount’s small size provides a more intimate and hands-on learning experience, and enables students to interact with classmates more often, which can make them feel more comfortable reaching out to each other professionally down the road.
The MBA is delivered in hybrid format—a combination of in-person and online courses. On-ground classes are offered at the Marymount campus located on the picturesque bluffs of Palos Verdes, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, with evening and weekend options to accommodate busy schedules. Marymount does not require the GRE or GMAT for admission.
NAME OF INSTITUTION
Marymount California University
NAME OF BUSINESS SCHOOL OR PROGRAM
Department of Business and Economics
BUSINESS SCHOOL DEAN
Ariane Schauer, PhD
YEAR INSTITUTION WAS FOUNDED
YEAR BUSINESS SCHOOL OR PROGRAM WAS STARTED
TOTAL MBA ENROLLMENT (ALL PLATFORMS OFFERED)
MBA PLATFORMS OFFERED
Classes offered evenings, weekends and online
MBA AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED
LENGTH OF PROGRAMS
PROGRAM CAMPUS OPTIONS
Marymount California University, Rancho Palos Verdes
#15 in Regional Colleges West (U.S. News & World Report)
TOTAL COST OF MBA
($750 per unit)
GMAT/GRE is not required
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS
June 12 at Marymount California University
Applications considered on a rolling basis for fall, spring and summer entry
PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION
Office of Admission