The University of San Francisco MBA Experience


  • 20-month program. A new cohort begins in August each year.
  • Classes meet once per month on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Seminar classes promote active learning in a dynamic setting
  • 8 years of professional experience recommended
  • GMAT (may be waived on a case-by-case basis)
  • Located in San Francisco's SoMa district at the USF Downtown Campus
  • Accredited by the AACSB, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide

Offered in San Francisco, California


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The USF Executive MBA program faculty welcomes students to attend a class and information session, visiting the campus at 101 Howard Street in downtown San Francisco. Please fill out the form on this page for more information.

Negotiations – EMBA 6901

Provides an introduction to the theory and processes of negotiation as practiced in a variety of business settings. Negotiation is the art and science of creating and securing an agreement between two or more interdependent parties. The course is designed to expose students to negotiation problems in both domestic and international settings. This is a highly interactive course built around hands-on experiences, presentations, discussion, and reflection.


Multicultural Leadership – EMBA 6952

Develops the skills and knowledge required of executives to effectively lead culturally diverse working environments. This course covers the theoretical foundations of diversity and multiculturalism through the application of intercultural skills and knowledge necessary for teams of people to work together for a common goal while respecting each other’s cultures, values, and identities.

Data Visualization – BUS 340

This course is an introduction to the principles and techniques for data visualization which is graphical depictions of data that can improve comprehension, communication, and decision making. This course will focus on teaching how combining existing and new sources of data with advanced analytics can power new business opportunities. Students will learn techniques, with a how‐to guide that shows them how to leverage big data to drive business value.