California State University – Long Beach Online MBA


  • AACSB Accredited.
  • GMAT/GRE Waivers available.
  • Fully online program and cohort-based MBA program.
  • Flexibility of program – full time and part time tracks.
  • 50% synchronous – interact with faculty and students in the virtual classroom.
  • Synchronous sessions are weeknights (Monday-Thursday) with 6PM or 7PM start-times.
  • 50% asynchronous – access pre-recorded lectures and digital curriculum material, collaborative documents, and discussion boards based on your schedule.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 530
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3.2


  • Courses in the Online MBA program are by permit-only and therefore guaranteed for Online MBA students.
  • Course work goes for 21 – 48 months.
  • The Online MBA program will help students develop balanced quantitative and qualitative skills needed to tackle today’s fast-paced evolving business environment.

The Program gives students an opportunity to

  • Work on exciting business problems across different disciplines.
  • Start your own business as well as succeed in many diverse business environments.
  • Experience a work-life balance while enrolled in graduate school.
  • Develop as business leaders.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, AND
  • Preferred – 3 or more years of work experience
  • GMAT or GRE test scores
  • Minimum GMAT requirements: At least 500 overall score; 4.0 essay score; 4.0 integrated reasoning score.
  • Minimum GRE requirements: At least 150 in each verbal and quantitative section; 4.0 essay score.
  • Resume.
  • YouTube link to video statement of purpose.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required.

Graduate Business Career Services

  • Online Career Assessment with Career Leader software helps students clarify their goals.
  • Customized 1-on-1 career coaching.
  • Mock interviews to improve interviewing skills.
  • Resume coaching and Resume Book, which exposes their resume to hundreds of potential employers.
  • Mentorship program matches with alumni from the business community.
  • Company visits to introduce students to potential employers.
  • To learn more, visit the Graduate Business Career Services.


In-state estimated tuition$30,000 – $35,000
Out-of-state estimated tuition$48,000 – $53,000

U.S. News Report and Ranking

  • Ranked Number 31 in Best Online Masters in Criminal Justice Programs.