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Business Administration Online for Executive, M.B.A.



Program Description:

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program provides post-baccalaureate students with a high-quality master-level education in the field of business administration. The program is designed to prepare promising students for positions of increasing responsibility and leadership through education in the broad scope of business. It is open to all qualified students regardless of undergraduate major. The degree program has three options, we invite you to explore each of these options to see which program best fits your needs:

  • MBA - Traditional Concentrations (36 or 42 units): For qualified applicants seeking to develop in-depth, graduate-level knowledge in one or more specialized business areas. Concentration areas include: Accounting, Cybersecurity, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Management, and Marketing Management
  • MBA - Executive Concentration (30 units): For qualified applicants possessing early- or mid-career experience who seek to expand their professional knowledge and skills through graduate business education. 
  • MBA – Executive Online (30 units): For qualified applicants possessing early- or mid-career experience who seek to expand their professional knowledge and skills through graduate business education. This is a fully online program offered through the College of Extended and Global Education.

The Executive MBA program Online requires 2 years of work experience in a managerial or professional capacity i.e., overseeing staff, major programs, budgets, administrative accounts, data, equipment/facilities, or resource management. Eligibility is based on a review of your resume. Your resume must outline relevant work experience with months and years, with specific job responsibilities describing your responsibilities.

  • For on-campus programs (MBA - Traditional and Executive Option) email
  • For more information about the MBA Online for Executive program, please visit the MBA Online website or contact Ashley Howard at 909-537-5981. Please verify your eligibility by submitting your resume to BEFORE submitting your Cal State Apply application.

 Program Coordinator:

Deloren West
Phone: 909-537-3392
Location: JB 283

Ashley Howard, Online MBA Student Advisor
Phone: 909-537-4320

Kasandra Adams (for Admissions)
Phone: 909-537-3706
Location: JB 283

MBA Online's Department Page | MBA Online's Bulletin Page

Application Requirements:

  • $70 Application fee
  • Prior college transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Interview (with MBA office)
  • Optional: GRE or GMAT score (see application details)

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
7/31/2020 12/7/2020 4/21/2021 7/9/2021

Application Details:

Suitability for admission to the program will be based on an examination of the entire application package. In addition to the general requirements of the university, specific requirements for admission to classified graduate status are:

  • Bachelor's Degree: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with required minimum GPA of 3.0 calculated using the entire degree or the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units, which may include post-baccalaureate work. Students with GMAT/GRE scores and/or professional experience as defined below in item 7. Business Aptitude Requirement may be permitted to join with a 2.5 GPA;
  • Personal  Statement:  Academic motivation and personal qualifications demonstrated through submission of a 200-250 word statement of reasons for wishing to pursue the MBA at California State University, San Bernardino and personal qualifications that will contribute to the successful completion of the program;
  • Resume: Submission of a current resume;
  • Letters of Recommendation: One letter of recommendation and an interview with the MBA office are required;
  • English Proficiency for International Students: All international applicants who have not completed three years of full-time study at the secondary or post-secondary level where English was the language of instruction must also achieve an acceptable score, as determined by the MBA committee, ratified by the College Curriculum Committee, and in alignment with the Office of Graduate Studies requirements, on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or the IELTS exam, or must complete CSUSB's ESL program. The current minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 550/PBT, 213/CBT, 79-80/IBT taken within the past two years; IELTS score of 6.5 taken within the past two years; or complete level 6 of CSUSB's Intensive English Program
  • Work Experience Requirement for Executive Concentration: Minimum two years of substantive work experience as indicated by the Business Aptitude Requirement below​;
  • Business Aptitude Requirement: Applicants for the MBA must meet one of the following Business Aptitude Requirements listed below:
    • Submission of an acceptable score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as determined by the MBA committee, ratified by the College Curriculum Committee, and conforming with Office of Graduate Studies requirements. The current minimum acceptable GMAT score is 470 (with a minimum of 10% on both the GMAT Verbal and Quantitative percentile rankings). The current minimum acceptable GRE score of 298 (minimum 10% on GRE Verbal Ability and Quantitative Ability percentile rankings); or
    • Proof of completion of an accredited graduate degree (e.g. J.D., Ph.D., M.D) from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the graduate program; or
    • Minimum two years of post-undergraduate professional (defined as exempt level) and/or managerial (defined as responsible for scheduling, hiring, firing, evaluating, developing and/or rewarding employees) experience; or
    • 3.2 cumulative GPA from an AACSB accredited undergraduate business program.
Online Criminal Justice 2nd BA Program


Criminal Justice

Program Description:
The College of Extended and Global Education, in partnership with the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, is offering an online BA in Criminal Justice Degree Completion program. This program offers a broad range of courses to provide you with a comprehensive and solid background for entering or advancing in the criminal justice field. Courses focus on law enforcement, corrections, courts, and various aspects of crime including terrorism, drugs, white-collar crime, and victimization.
Program Coordinator: Richard Flinchum
Phone: 909-537-5976
Location: CGI-301
Criminal Justice Online's Department Page | Criminal Justice Online's Bulletin Page
Application Requirements:

  • $70 application fee
  • Submit official transcripts from each college attended. Any AP scores will need to be submitted as well to ensure test credits transfer.

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021
3/1/2020 12/7/2020 3/1/2021

Application Details:

  • 60 semester (90 quarter) units of transferrable coursework taken at a community college or regionally accredited university
  • Completion of lower-division general education requirements, including CSU History, Constitution, and American Ideals requirement.
  • 2.7 minimum GPA
  • Completion of the two prerequisite courses: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System and Introduction to Criminal Law.
Social Work - Pathway Distance Education, M.S.W.



Program Description:
We are pleased that you are interested in pursuing the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at California State University, San Bernardino via our online option, Pathway Distance Education Program
The Master of Social Work degree program prepares students to produce change within the lives of individuals, groups, communities, and nations.  
Program Coordinator: Dr. Herbert Shon
Phone: 909-537-5532
Location: SB 407
MSW Pathway's Department Page | MSW Pathway's Bulletin Page
Application Requirements:
In addition to the university application, students must also
1)  Upload and submit the following documents.

  • Practical Experience
  • Field Documents
  • Personal Statement and Vignettes
  • MSW Prerequisite Course Sheet
  • Pathway Distance Education Program

2)  Have three references complete and submit the Letter of Reference Form.  Directions are outlined in the RECOMMENDATIONS TAB.
3)  Complete and submit documentation if you would like to be considered for any of the program options below*.

  • Title IV-E Program
  • Concurrent Degrees Program MSW/MPA**

*See QUESTIONS TAB for more information
**Prospective concurrent degree students need to be accepted under the current admission procedures for both the School of Social Work Master of Social Work Program and the Department of Public Administration, Master of Public Administration. 
If you would like to be considered for the Pathway Distance Education Program AND the MSW/MPA concurrent degree, continue with this application and include required documents for the Concurrent Degree Program MSW/MPA as indicated from the Documents TAB. 
4) Complete Questions outlined in the Questions TAB.

  • Program Preference
  • Program Option
  • Cross-Cultural Experiences
  • Required information for Field Education

5) Complete official transcript requirement*
Application Deadlines:

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Fall 2021
4/9/2020 Not Offered 7/15/2021

Application Details:

Admission to the MSW program is based on an examination of an admission application. In addition to the general requirements of the university, specific minimum requirements for admission consideration are:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; 
  • A grade point average of 3.0 ("B") or better in all course work; or
  • A grade point average of 3.0 ("B") or better in the last 90 quarter units or last 60 semester units; *A GPA of 2.8 or higher (cumulative or last 60-semester units/last 90 quarter units) may be considered with significant social service experience and overall application. 
  • An academic background in the liberal arts; with social and behavioral sciences preferred;
  • A year of full-time paid experience, and/or applicable internship or volunteer service in the field of social work (this requirement may be waived);
  • Evidence of personal qualifications, motivation, and experience that indicate the likelihood of becoming a successful social worker; an autobiographical statement and three letters of reference from individuals who are familiar with the student's work, academic background, potential, and level of maturity;
  • A course in each of the following:
    • Social Science Research Methods
    • Human Behavior Theory
    • Human Biology