Building on a tradition of excellence
For nearly 60 years, the College of Business Administration at San Diego State University has established itself as a leader and innovator in business education. With an impressive list of alumni, widely respected faculty and a ground-breaking curriculum, the college continues to educate talented leaders who are equipped with theoretical knowledge and real-world experience. The College of Business Administration has been ranked in the most recent U.S. News & World Report survey as one of the top ten best business schools in California and among the 50 best public business schools in the United States. SDSU has the only MBA program in the San Diego area that is ranked among the best in the nation by Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and Bloomberg Businessweek. It is also the only state-supported MBA program in Southern California that is ranked among the best in the nation by Military Times. (Rankings & Accolades) Through a series of advisory boards, mentoring programs, and educational centers, the college has developed long-standing ties with the business community, providing us with real-world insight on the skills and education required for our graduates to become valuable within the global marketplace. Below is a listing of some of the innovative resources and programs offered to SDSU students:
- With many students expressing a talent for entrepreneurship, the nationally recognized Lavin Entrepreneurship Center and the recent addition of the entrepreneurship minor offered to all undergraduates regardless of major provides students the educational foundation they need to build a successful enterprise.
- As one of the first of its kind on the West Coast, the Wells Fargo Financial Markets Laboratory offers business students and faculty the tools to research, process and analyze real-time economic and financial data.
- The professional selling and sales management specialization were developed with 3M Company in response to the increasing global demand for college graduates with sales and management skills. SDSU is one of only two universities in the state of California to offer a sales specialization program to undergraduates.
These resources and programs represent only a small part of rich offerings available to SDSU's students. Our outstanding research, award-winning faculty, and dedication to developing classes and coursework designed to meet the challenges of today's business environment place SDSU's College of Business Administration among the elite business schools from around the globe.