“What do you do?” In the world of business, it’s often the first question asked following a handshake and exchange of names. A career is a large part of what shapes and defines our lives. An MBA can help shape your career as a business leader. California Lutheran University’s MBA programs are designed to provide the environment, flexibility and support you need to succeed. With a Cal Lutheran MBA, you can accelerate your career progression, change careers, boost earning potential, unleash your inner entrepreneur, or any combination that meets your individual goals.

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Cal Lutheran’s MBA is focused on helping you build your career through experiential learning, with outcomes that are immediately applicable in the workplace. You’ll also have the opportunity to build a powerful network among your peers and leaders in the business community. Cal Lutheran’s School of Management sponsors and engages in many unique events that create opportunities to learn about new ideas, network, and forge relationships. Graduates of the MBA program work with some of the leading employers in the region.

From enrollment to graduation, you’ll have the individualized support from faculty and staff that Cal Lutheran is known for. Beyond the supportive environment, you’ll find flexibility. With four terms throughout the year, you can start when it is most convenient for you. Choose from full-time, part-time, or online schedule options and specialization tracks in entrepreneurship, finance, human capital management, information technology, international business and marketing. Learn more about the MBA at CalLutheran.edu/MBA.

THE MBA FOR EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS

The MBA for Experienced Professionals delivers an 18-month program for working professionals with at least five years of relevant experience, who have already achieved some success, and want to reach their next big goal.

Designed with busy lifestyles in mind, the program features 15 courses delivered in a hybrid model (8 on-campus courses, 7 online courses). The on-campus courses are offered in a compressed weekend format. The curriculum is interdisciplinary, experience-driven, and organized around five key areas – leading operations, managing process, leading strategy, leading people, and professional advancement. Each key area features relevant course topics including: innovation and organizational entrepreneurship, global economics for executives, strategic decision making for high performance, organizational design, and leadership and change management.

The Cal Lutheran MBA for Experienced Professionals provides the tools to reach your peak potential. Learn more about the MBA for Experienced Professionals at CalLutheran.edu/EP.

"An MBA can help shape your career as a business leader. California Lutheran University’s MBA programs are designed to provide the environment, flexibility and support you need to succeed. With a Cal Lutheran MBA, you can accelerate your career progression, change careers, boost earning potential, unleash your inner entrepreneur, or any combination that meets your individual goals."

THE MBA FOR FINANCIAL PLANNERS

The MBA in Financial Planning from Cal Lutheran is one of the country’s most comprehensive master-level programs, providing financial planning professionals with the acumen needed to excel. The program is offered entirely online with small classes taught by world-class faculty with an emphasis on ethics, character and client needs.

The MBA in Financial Planning is available in two tracks – for those who seek their CFP and for those who already have it. In Track 1, upon completion of the program, you will earn an MBA in Financial Planning and gain eligibility to sit for the prestigious CFP Certification Exam. Track 2 is identical to the first track except for the fact that five of the introductory-level financial planning courses are replaced with advanced financial planning courses and interdisciplinary-study courses. Upon completion of the program, you will earn an MBA in Financial Planning. Learn more about the MBA in Financial planning at CalLutheran.edu/FP.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements. California Lutheran University does not certify individuals to use the CFP® or CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ marks. CFP certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.

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