Saint Mary’s College of California Online MBA


  • Accredited by AACSB.
  • SMC Online MBA Programs Offer Flexibility without Sacrificing Quality.
  • Duration: 18 months.
  • Avg. GMAT score: 550
  • Avg. Undergrad GPA: 3

Key Benefits

  • Assess organizational performance across a range of criteria, including financial, ethical, and marketing effectiveness.
  • Forecast changes and evaluate the effect on the business using quantitative and qualitative models.
  • Identify, select, and justify strategies and tactics at functional, business, and corporate levels.
  • Evaluate business opportunities and develop strategic implementation plans.
  • Communicate effectively as a manager and leader, including presenting analysis, and gaining support from others.


  • The Saint Mary’s learning environment is student-centered, interactive, focused on collaboration, and designed to stimulate critical thinking.
  • Students will join an intimate class of experienced professionals, which allows professors to actively engage everyone in the learning process—even during online sessions.
  • Saint Mary’s offers a nationally-recognized Executive MBA hybrid format (50% live web conferencing.
  • This 18-month program brings together professionals from a variety of industries, experiences, and perspectives.
  • Number of Courses: 13 Courses

U.S. World News and Report Ranking

  • Saint Mary’s online MBA program was recognized as the second best MBA program in California by U.S. News and World Report.
  • U.S. News Ranks Saint Mary’s College Top 100 in the Country for Best Online MBA Programs.
  • Ranked Number 82 for Best Online MBA Programs in U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked Number 45 for Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.
  • Overall Score 71/100

Aid and Scholarships

  • First Year Scholarships
  • Transfer Scholarships
  • International Scholarships
  • Graduate and Professional Studies Scholarships
  • Outside Scholarships

Acceptance Rate

  • 100%


  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic field from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is NOT required.
  • Online Graduate Application.
  • Non-refundable $50 Application Fee.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Official transcripts of colleges or universities with a degree conferred.
  • A resume of relevant business experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can discuss the applicant’s professional experience.


  • $74,400


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