California State University-Bakersfield Online MBA


  • AACSB Accredited
  • The mission of the Online MBA program is to provide the region with an advanced business education which will foster a commitment to lifelong learning and facilitate the career growth of the graduates.
  • The CSUB Online MBA program is continuously assessing and evaluating itself to provide advanced business knowledge to prepare professionals for the changing global market place.
  • The Online Master of Business Administration degree offers the critical preparation needed by working professionals for challenging careers in business.
  • Competing in the complex, rapidly changing environment of business and public sectors requires having the knowledge, skills, and values that the Online MBA degree provides
  • Avg. GMAT score: 520
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.2


  • Proof of appropriate coursework at the undergraduate level.
  • Transcripts are evaluated to decide what pre-requisite courses have been satisfied.
  • The CSUB MBA program has introduced low cost and self-paced foundation knowledge courses that will satisfy the foundation requirements
  • These will need to be completed by registration for the first semester.
  • Up to 6 units may be transferred from other institutions.
  • All admitted students are required to take 3 elective courses in addition to the 9 core courses mentioned above.

GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy

  • An applicant with a business degree from AACSB accredited school with a minimum upper division GPA of 3.0. 2.
  • An applicant with a non-business degree with a minimum upper division GPA of 3.2.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year university.
  • Have at least 2.75 undergraduate GPA (upper division classes).
  • Complete the GMAT or the GRE
  • The minimum GMAT score is a 500.
  • Provide a resume.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation
  • Provide a statement of purpose.
  • Fulfill any pre-requisite course requirements.


  • The online self-guided classes are $75.00 each, there is a standalone assessment for $25.00 as an option.
  • 0 to 6 units $2,992 Tuition + $270 Fee per Unit.


  • August and January.

U.S. News Report and Ranking

  • Ranked Number 52 in Regional Universities West.

Acceptance Rate

  • 79%