California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CPP) is a top regional public university located in Los Angeles county. CPP is one of the 23 campuses among the California State University (CSU) system and one of the only two CSU polytechnic schools. Cal Poly, Pomona has a vibrant campus with small class sizes, students receive personalized attention from their professors and advisors. The faculty’s dedication in inspiring their students to be innovative, and help deepen students’ knowledge for their future careers through “learn-by-doing” philosophy.

The College of the Extended University is the educational outreach arm of Cal Poly Pomona. Its mission is to extend learning opportunities beyond the borders of our campus and/or outside of regular schedules, especially to anyone who wants to increase their current job skills, explore a new career path, or enhance their life with new knowledge. The school accomplishes this goal through a variety of professional development certificate programs, online courses and advanced degrees.

The Master’s degree programs are affordable, flexible, and convenient for the working professional. Currently offered are Master’s degrees in Accelerated Accountancy, Geology, Hospitality Management, Interior Architecture, and Systems Engineering. The school is launching a new Master of

Science in International Apparel Management and have two new degrees projected to be launched in Fall 2021 – a Master of Science in Business Analytics and a Master of Science in Dietetics.

Name of Institution

Cal Poly Pomona

Name of Business School or Program

College of Extended University

Business School Dean

Dr. Cheryl Wyrick

Year Institution was Founded


Year Business School or Program was Started

College of Business was established in 1957

Total MBA enrollment

(all platforms offered)

  1. Our smaller class sizes ensure individualized attention and student success

MBA Platforms Offered

Accelerated Accountancy: Hybrid, Weekends

Geology: Full Time, Weekends

Hospitality Management: Full Time, International

International Apparel Management:

Full Time, International

Interior Architecture: Part Time, Evenings

Systems Engineering: Evening, Hybrid

MBA Areas of Emphasis Offered

Accelerated Accountancy, Geology, Hospitality Management, International Apparel Management, Interior Architecture:

Systems Engineering

Length of Programs

Accelerated Accountancy is 12 Months,

all other programs are 18-24 months.

Program Campus Options

Accelerated Accountancy: Hybrid

Geology: On Campus

Hospitality Management: On Campus

International Apparel Management: Hybrid

Interior Architecture: UCLA UNEX Campus

Systems Engineering: Hybrid/Online

Program Accreditations

Accelerated Accountancy: AACSB

Geology: IRIS

Interior Architecture: CIDA

Systems Engineering: ABET


No. 2 US News Top Public Schools: Regional Universities – West

No. 3 US News Most Innovative Schools

Total Cost of MBA

Accelerated Accountancy: $25,500

Geology: $24,000

Hospitality Management: $27,000

International Apparel Management: $25,500

Interior Architecture: $33,500

Systems Engineering: $26,775

*Estimated Costs international portions of program.

Required Testing

All GRE/GMAT Requirements have been waived for Fall 2020 Applicants

Application Deadline

July 1, 2020

Program Contact Information

Alis Zakarian, (909) 869-2939

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