Dual Degree of Asia Pacific Studies and MBA

The M.A. in Asia Pacific Studies / MBA 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 Asia Pacific Studies (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

In your application essay (Statement of Purpose) to both programs, please address your interest in pursuing the dual degree.

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Interview
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the MAPS program

Students applying to the MBA program first or applying to Asia Pacific Studies and MBA programs concurrently (to begin in the same semester) please refer to MBA Admission for complete application requirements.

Contact Info

Admission: Graduate

Monday–Friday 9 a.m–5 p.m.

University of San Francisco
Downtown Campus
101 Howard Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 422-2221