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Program Comparison
Take a side-by-side look at our programs.

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

Format


Full-Time MBA


Traditional 2-year MBA Program designed to provide core business building blocks with the opportunity for specialization.


Sacramento MBA 


Traditional 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.


Bay Area MBA


A hybrid of our Part-Time MBA program in Sacramento with classes offered on the weekends. Most students choose to attend class every other weekend. Elective courses are offered in the summer quarter for those students that wish to proceed through the program at a faster pace.


MPAc


The MPAc is a single academic year, lock-step program. Students take all classes together as a cohort.

Length


Full-Time MBA


21 months

Sacramento MBA 


21-48 months.

(On average most students will complete their MBA in 33 months)


Bay Area MBA


21-48 months.

(On average most students will complete their MBA in 33 months)


MPAc


9 months

Location


Full-Time MBA


UC Davis campus in Gallagher Hall


Sacramento MBA 


UC Davis Medical Center Education Building in Sacramento, California


Bay Area MBA


UC Davis Bay Area MBA campus at Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon, California


MPAc


UC Davis campus in Gallagher Hall

Curriculum


Full-Time MBA


Through 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 specfic specialization, taking advantage of the broad offerings at UC Davis


Sacramento MBA 


Through 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.


Bay Area MBA


Through 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.


MPAc


Designed 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.

Schedule


Full-Time MBA


Weekdays


Sacramento MBA 


Classes meet weeknights Monday-Thursday with occasional weekend classes.


Bay Area MBA


Core classes meet Friday and Saturdays every other week.  Elective classes are taught on alternating weekends.


MPAc


Weekdays

Class Profile


Full-Time MBA


Average Work Experience: 5.7 years

Average Age: 28

Average GMAT: 683

Average GPA: 3.26

Female Students: 23%

International Students: 35%


Sacramento MBA 


Average Work Experience: 6 years

Average Age: 30

Average GMAT: 584

Average GPA: 3.13

Female Students: 43%


Bay Area MBA


Average Work Experience: 6 years

Average Age: 30

Average GMAT: 584

Average GPA: 3.13

Female Students: 43%


MPAc


Average Age: 25

Average GMAT: 649

Average GPA 3.5

Female Students: 64%

International Students: 36%

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