Master of Business Administration Programs

With four different programs to fit your life and your career, the University of San Francisco MBA experience primes you to take on the world — from the center of innovation. Welcome to our neighborhood.

Unparalleled Access to the SF Bay Area

The USF MBA experience is built on, and enriched by, the cultural, intellectual, and technological resources of the San Francisco Bay Area. You’ll advance your career in business with hands-on learning just steps from some of the world’s most groundbreaking companies, organizations, and institutions.

Whether it’s Google, the Federal Reserve, Salesforce,, Cisco, Lyft, or Amazon, our neighbors are a vital component of the School of Management’s downtown San Francisco classroom.

Our Rankings


in the Nation

USF ranks 87th for its Full-Time MBA program by U.S. News & World Report. 

for Entrepreneurship

USF ranks 21st for its MBA for Entrepreneurship program by U.S. News & World Report. 


for Business Analytics

USF ranks 21st for its MBA for Business Analytics program by U.S. News & World Report. 

for Marketing

USF ranks 26th for its MBA for Marketing program by U.S. News & World Report.


USF Offers Four Types of MBA Programs

  Full-Time STEM Part-Time Executive
Duration 20 months
48 credits
20 months
52 credits
2-5 years
40 credits
20 months
44 credits
Class Meeting Times Year 1: Weekdays
Year 2: Evenings
Year 1: Weekdays
Year 2: Evenings
Weekday Evenings Once per month Thurs/Fri/Sat
Work Experience Average 4.5 years
80%: 2-10 years
Average 4.5 years
80%: 2-10 years
Average 5 years
80%: 3-12 years
Average 14 years
80%: 9-20 years
Concentrations Business Analytics; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Marketing Lockstep program
Two electives
Experiential Learning Three client projects; summer internship Three client projects; summer internship Two client projects Global Business Practicum
ACADEMIC GLOBAL IMMERSION Students have studied in London, Barcelona, Dubai, Shanghai, and Santiago

People Shape the USF Experience

With many of our 40,000+ alumni serving in key roles in local industries, you will have access to the best the Bay Area has to offer. Our faculty shares industry and academic experience, and provides personalized instruction.

MBA students from diverse backgrounds form the unique USF student community, with a great range of perspectives, experiences, and traditions that are essential components of a globally-focused business education. Students will get the chance to work closely on team projects with industry professionals, student colleagues, and expert faculty. 

Change the World from Here

The USF School of Management provides a transformative learning experience rooted in the unique USF traditions of:

  • social responsibility
  • a commitment to common good
  • collaborative discourse
  • learning as a humanizing, social process rather than a competitive exercise

Whether you’re looking for flexibility or an accelerated degree experience, the USF MBA provides the intimate classroom experiences and expansive networking opportunities that empower you to succeed.

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