Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Business Administration (RS76)

The Rady School of Management MBA programs are designed to capitalize on the extraordinary strengths of UC San Diego and of the San Diego community in innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in science and technology. They provide a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of business.

Full-time MBA applications ARE NOT accepted through Gradapply. You can only apply to the Full-time MBA program through the Rady MBA Application portal found at http://rady.ucsd.edu/mba/.

Program Info

Area of Study Rady School of Management
Specializations

Thorough grounding in the fundamentals of management and leadership in a global environment with a curriculum focused on the needs of organizations driven by innovation. Integrative course sequence focused on innovation, a solid core, a strong elective curriculum and a commitment to leadership development.

Department Rady School of Management
Major Business Administration
Degree Master of Business Administration
Admissions Terms Fall
Additional Notes

To apply for the Full or Flex MBA, you MUST apply through the Rady Application portal found at http://rady.ucsd.edu/mba/.

Application Deadlines  

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test or GMAT is required.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 2 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Essay Questions:
Online MBA application includes 3 required essay questions; the first two essays have a 500 word maximum each; the third has a 300 word maximum. Two optional essays are available.

Resume/CV

Required

Additional Requirements

Please refer to the rady.ucsd.edu website for exact requirements

Contact Info

Website http://rady.ucsd.edu/mba/
Email RadyGradAdmissions@ucsd.edu
Campus Office Otterson Hall, 2nd Floor
Phone (858) 534-0864
Mailing Address
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0553
La Jolla, CA, 92093-0553

Business Administration (Flex) (RS84)

Program Info

Area of Study Rady School of Management
Department Rady School of Management
Major Business Administration (Flex)
Degree Master of Business Administration
Admissions Terms Fall
Application Deadlines  

Basic Requirement

Admissions Tests

GRE General Test or GMAT is required.

English Proficiency Exams

(international applicants only)

A test of English language proficiency is required for international applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied full-time for one uninterrupted academic year at a university-level institution in which English is the language of instruction and in a country where English is a dominant language.

The following test(s) are accepted by this department:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
PTE (Pearson Test of English)

Letters of Recommendation

Minimum of 2 recommendations required.

Statement of Purpose

Required

Applicants must complete three short answer questions and two required essays.

Resume/CV

Required

Contact Info

Website http://rady.ucsd.edu/mba/
Email RadyGradAdmissions@ucsd.edu
Campus Office Rady School of Management
Office of Graduate Admissions
Otterson Hall - 2nd floor
Phone 858.534.0864