Dual Degree of Asia Pacific Studies and MBA

The Master in Asia Pacific Studies/Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide a humanities-based, interdisciplinary degree that applies business expertise to the development of Asia and its impact on global economic systems. Awarded by the USF College of Arts and Sciences and the USF School of Management, the MAPS/MBA program provides a cost and time savings of up to 16 units.

  • Separate admission to each school is required.
  • Students may begin either program first or begin the programs concurrently.
  • Indicate in your Statement of Purpose that you are applying to both of these programs for the dual degree.

How to Apply

Separate admission to each school is required. Students may begin either program first or begin the programs concurrently. Indicate in your Statement of Purpose that you are applying to both of these programs for the dual degree.

Curriculum

  • Asia Pacific Studies Core and Elective Courses — 20 credits
    8 degree units are waived
  • MBA Core courses — 34 credits
  • MBA Elective courses — 14 credits
    8 units of MBA electives are waived

MBA and MAPS courses are offered during the evening on a year-round basis. MBA courses are also offered during the day and in the summer. This schedule allows you the flexibility to pursue the concurrent degree while working or studying full-time.

MENTORSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Contact Info

MA Asia Pacific Studies

Brian Komei Dempster, Director

Kalmanovitz Hall, Room 185, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 (415) 422-6515 (415) 422-5933