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Graduation Requirements, Curriculum and Concentrations
Requirements for Graduation and Resources to Complete Your Degree

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To better meet the evolving management education needs of our students, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management faculty modified MBA degree requirements for graduation. All students enrolling in fall 2011 and after must complete the IMPACT core option.

If you have questions about an individual course, please check the course syllabus and/or contact the professor directly.

If you have questions about the applicability of a certain course to your goals, please contact either Associate Dean Kim Elsbach or graduate adviser Professor David Bunch.

Requirements for Graduation

  • Complete the appropriate required courses (see below).
  • Successfully complete 72 units.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.
  • No more than 6 units total of Group/Independent Study (298/299), MBA Consulting Center projects (498) or Field Study (499) can be counted toward the 72-unit requirement.
  • If a student waives or tests out of a core course, he or she must complete additional elective coursework to replace the units.
  • A candidacy form (2 pages), must be submitted by the appropriate quarterly deadline.
  • At least six quarters in residence at UC Davis.

Required Core Courses

Areas of Concentration

You have the option to pursue a general management study or to choose a functional concentration guided by a suggested series of elective courses. Most students choose functional concentrations such as:

Degree Completion Requirements

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