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Take a close look at how the formats and schedules of our nationally ranked programs suits you best. 

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  • Description
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  • Class Profile (Averages)
  • Work Experience
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  • Full-Time MBA
  • Format
  • DescriptionTraditional 2-year MBA Program designed to provide core business building blocks with the opportunity for specialization.
  • Length21 months
  • LocationUC Davis campus in Gallagher Hall
  • CurriculumThrough our IMPACT curriculum you will build a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills. Our two-part capstone course will sharpen your writing, speaking and critical-thinking abilities. You’ll then put your collective business skills and knowledge to work on a team consulting project for partner companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to ultra-fast-paced Silicon Valley startups. You can cap off your education with one or two in-depth courses that focus on specific specialization, taking advantage of the broad offerings at UC Davis.
  • ScheduleWeekdays
  • Class Profile
  • Work Experience5.7 years
  • Age28
  • GMAT683
  • GPA3.26
  • Female Students23%
  • International Students35%
  • Sacramento MBA
  • Format
  • DescriptionTraditional Part-Time MBA program with classes in the evening. Elective courses are offered in the summer quarter for those students that wish to proceed through the program at a faster pace.
  • Length21-48 months
    (On average most students will complete their MBA in 33 months)
  • LocationUC Davis Medical Center Education Building in Sacramento, California
  • CurriculumThrough our IMPACT curriculum you will build a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills. Ten core courses provide you a foundation in the functional areas of business: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior, statistics and strategy. As a two-part capstone course you’ll then put your collective business skills and knowledge to work on a 10-week consulting team project for partner companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to ultra-fast-paced Silicon Valley startups.
  • ScheduleClasses meet weeknights Monday-Thursday with occasional weekend classes.
  • Class Profile
  • Work Experience6 years
  • Age30
  • GMAT584
  • GPA3.13
  • Female Students43%
  • International Studentsn/a
  • Bay Area MBA
  • Format
  • DescriptionThe Bay Area MBA takes place on a convenient weekend schedule with classes from on Fridays and Saturdays. Offering great work/life balance, many students take classes every other weekend in San Ramon at the traditional three-year rate. There is a fast-track two-year option. To accelerate, students attend class on the opposing weekend. 
  • Length21-48 months
    (On average most students will complete their MBA in 33 months)
  • LocationUC Davis Bay Area MBA campus at Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon, California
  • CurriculumThrough our IMPACT curriculum you will build a broad foundation of business knowledge and skills. Ten core courses provide you a foundation in the functional areas of business: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations, organizational behavior, statistics and strategy. As a two-part capstone course you’ll then put your collective business skills and knowledge to work on a 10-week consulting team project for partner companies ranging from Fortune 500 firms to ultra-fast-paced Silicon Valley startups.
  • ScheduleClasses meet Friday and Saturdays every other week. Elective classes are taught on alternating weekends. Meals are provided on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Class Profile
  • Work Experience6 years
  • Age30
  • GMAT584
  • GPA3.13
  • Female Students43%
  • International Studentsn/a
  • MPAc
  • Format
  • DescriptionThe MPAc is a single academic year, lock-step program. Students take all classes together as a cohort.
  • Length9 months
  • LocationUC Davis campus in Gallagher Hall
  • CurriculumDesigned to meet new requirements for CPA licensure in California, the Master of Professional Accountancy program includes requisite coursework in financial reporting, tax reporting and analysis, auditing and attestation, managerial accounting and controls, communication for professional accountants and accounting ethics.
  • ScheduleWeekdays
  • Class Profile
  • Work Experiencen/a
  • Age25
  • GMAT649
  • GPA3.5
  • Female Students64%
  • International Students36%
  • MSBA
  • Format
  • Description10-month MSBA Program STEM-certified program is designed to build competencies in analytics, data, business and practice.
  • Length10 months
  • LocationSan Francisco Bay Area
  • CurriculumThe UC Davis MSBA degree is 40 units of graduate courses including a series of project courses over 10 months that are equivalent to 10 units. From day one of the program, you’ll join a four-member team to tackle a real-world business analytics project for a corporate client. The year-long project course gives you the opportunity to solve complex business problems starting with an analytical framework, collecting and analyzing data, extracting insights and presenting recommendations for action to the client company. The UC Davis MSBA is a STEM-certified program.
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