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UC Davis MBA & Public Health Management
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Results of the UC Davis MBA 

Experience the difference a UC Davis MBA degree makes as you transform your Ideas into Action.

Increase your marketability and long-term career success with a nationally-ranked MBA program recognized for a strong return on investment for our alumni.

Network with successful alumni, such as:

  • Wendy Cerruti ‘99, Senior Manager – Blue Shield of California
  • Jon Cason ‘02, Senior Analyst – Sutter Health
  • Michael Taylor ‘03, CFO & Senior Vice President – St. Rose Hospital

Learn More about the UC Davis Public Health Concentration 

The Public Health Management specialization prepares you for diverse roles in government agencies and other organizations. The MBA coursework provides you the leadership and management competencies required to progress from mid-level positions to higher-level positions with increasing managerial responsibility.

Courses in business analytics and technologies, finance, marketing, organizational behavior and strategy develop a broad managerial decision-making context to apply and integrate specific tools and techniques related to public health management issues.

As part of this specialization, you take up to 12 units of Public Health coursework, taught on the main UC Davis campus during the day, that count toward the 72 units for your MBA degree.

  • SPH 210 Introduction to Public Health Informatics (2 units)
  • SPH 273 Health Services Administration (3 units)
  • SPH 222 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health (3 units)
  • SPH 290 Seminar in Public Health (1 unit per quarter for 4 quarters)

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA Ranked in Nation’s Top 9%
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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.

At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.

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MBA Programs among Top 10% in U.S.
Record Salary and Bonus

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.

U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.

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