So. California 1 year programs


Tr0y0111

Hello everybody -

I want to do an MBA in Southern California. Specifically I am only looking at 1 year programs because I can't afford to commit for 2 years. Also, I am budget constrained. So, these are the business schools I am interested in:

University of San Diego
CSU Long Beach
Pepperdine
CSU Fullerton

Which one is the best one, and which will provide the best career prospects?

Hello everybody -

I want to do an MBA in Southern California. Specifically I am only looking at 1 year programs because I can't afford to commit for 2 years. Also, I am budget constrained. So, these are the business schools I am interested in:

University of San Diego
CSU Long Beach
Pepperdine
CSU Fullerton

Which one is the best one, and which will provide the best career prospects?
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Duncan

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ralph


Which one is the best one, and which will provide the best career prospects?

What are your goals? If you're looking to switch either industry or location, a one-year program isn't usually the best option in general.

Some of these - Pepperdine's 12-month program, for one - require you to have an undergraduate in business. But they do offer a 15-month option as well for non-business undergrads. (Although the school's two-year option, with study abroad and internship opportunities, is arguably a better option in any case.)

There's also USC Marshall - it's one of the strongest schools in the region and has a one-year option.

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What are your goals? If you're looking to switch either industry or location, a one-year program isn't usually the best option in general.

Some of these - Pepperdine's 12-month program, for one - require you to have an undergraduate in business. But they do offer a 15-month option as well for non-business undergrads. (Although the school's two-year option, with study abroad and internship opportunities, is arguably a better option in any case.)

There's also USC Marshall - it's one of the strongest schools in the region and has a one-year option.
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Tr0y0111

I currently work in a logistics role for the manufacturing industry in the south. I like the industry, and I could see a natural transition to a logistics role in California (especially with the port in Long Beach or in the surrounding infrastructure.) Mostly, I just want to change location to be closer to my family and also get a career boost so I can take on more managerial responsibilities.

I do have an undergraduate degree in business from a local school here. I did see the USC program and it looks great but is a bit above my budget. Do you know if they offer any scholarships?

I currently work in a logistics role for the manufacturing industry in the south. I like the industry, and I could see a natural transition to a logistics role in California (especially with the port in Long Beach or in the surrounding infrastructure.) Mostly, I just want to change location to be closer to my family and also get a career boost so I can take on more managerial responsibilities.

I do have an undergraduate degree in business from a local school here. I did see the USC program and it looks great but is a bit above my budget. Do you know if they offer any scholarships?
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ralph

If you're absolutely sure about your career path, and don't need a lot of bells and whistles, the USC Ibear program is probably a good option.

I know budget and time are issues, but you might want to take a passing look at the UCLA Anderson 2-year program, especially if you think you could benefit from an internship.

Also, I just saw that the University of San Diego is listed in this listing of MBA programs for supply chain:

http://www.find-mba.com/specializations/39/supply-chain-management

The MBA program can be completed in 17 months - but keep in mind that it's not ranked as highly as the UCLA or the USC programs.

If you're absolutely sure about your career path, and don't need a lot of bells and whistles, the USC Ibear program is probably a good option.

I know budget and time are issues, but you might want to take a passing look at the UCLA Anderson 2-year program, especially if you think you could benefit from an internship.

Also, I just saw that the University of San Diego is listed in this listing of MBA programs for supply chain:

http://www.find-mba.com/specializations/39/supply-chain-management

The MBA program can be completed in 17 months - but keep in mind that it's not ranked as highly as the UCLA or the USC programs.
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Tr0y0111

Thanks again for the info. I might consider a 2-year program, but need to take the GMAT before I make any real decisions. Thanks again!

Thanks again for the info. I might consider a 2-year program, but need to take the GMAT before I make any real decisions. Thanks again!
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