Business Administration (MBA)
The UC Davis MBA program merges teaching excellence, pioneering research and a collaborative leadership program to prepare globally aware, agile leaders who are committed to making a positive impact on the world. The values and principles of social and environmental responsibility and diversity are woven into the very fabric of the school's tight-knit community. Led by internationally recognized faculty, the small class sizes foster camaraderie and close collaboration. The school offers a Full-time MBA program in Davis, and Part-Time MBA programs in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area—and now virtually in an Online MBA program
A bold and innovative IMPACT (Integrated Management Project and Articulation and Critical Thinking) curriculum further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability.
The school continues to gain greater national and international visibility. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the full-time MBA program among top 50 for 24 consecutive years. The Part-Time MBA ranks among the top 20 in the U.S. at public universities. The Economist ranks the school's faculty quality No. 8 in the world.
The Graduate School of Management's transformative student experience focuses on the management, analytical, and collaborative leadership skills graduates need to become more effective managers and confident business leaders who can drive change and results. Students work closely with faculty, business leaders and their peers on challenging team projects for corporate sponsors. Industry immersions in Biotechnology, Business Analytics, Sustainable Energy, Technology Finance, and Food and Ag bring top executives to present live case studies.
The students also can tap a powerful global alumni network with UC Davis MBA worldwide in prominent roles as senior executives, managers, and entrepreneurs. Students also benefit from the interdisciplinary strengths and rich offerings of one of the world's top research universities and the school's prime locations in Northern California, giving them access to leading financial, energy and consumer companies, Fortune 500 firms, cutting-edge green technology and biotech leaders, top venture capitalists, and the nation's wine and agricultural centers.