Programs & Certificates

Executive Education

San Francisco State's College of Business Executive Education program aims to train and develop the next generation of leaders.

Our programs are short and practical, lasting 2-4 days, and competitively priced. Custom programs are also offered upon request. Early bird and group discounts available! Visit Executive Education for more details.

Graduate Business Programs

We offer a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, an Executive MBA program (EMBA), a Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program and a Master of Arts in Economics.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the most respected international business accrediting association, we are committed to providing high quality business education that prepares students to become leaders in addressing the global economy. Conveniently located at the San Francisco State University Downtown Campus, in the heart of San Francisco, the Graduate Business Programs provide unique networking opportunities and access to the ever-growing Bay Area business community.

Undergraduate Program

The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with areas of concentration such as finance, accounting, decision sciences, marketing, management, information systems, and international business.

In addition, the college offers a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management (BSHM) degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Labor and Employment Studies. Emphasis is placed on business ethics and sustainability throughout the curriculums. For detailed information about the undergraduate business program, please visit the SF State Bulletin.

Certificates

Certificate in Accounting

Certificate in Ethics & Compliance

Certificate in Commercial Real Estate

SAP Recognition Award Certificate

Departments and Programs

The College of Business comprises ten academic departments and programs offering over 44 graduate, undergraduate, minor and certificate programs.

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Accounting

Accounting programs prepare students for careers in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit. Visit the Accounting Department for more details.

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Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences programs focus on forecasting, simulation, and other powerful quantitative tools that support managers' decisions. Visit the Decision Sciences Department site for more details.

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Economics

Economics programs prepare students planning to enter careers in business management, government service, and in non-profit organizations, or serve to fully prepare students for advanced graduate and professional study in economics, business, public policy, urban and regional planning, law, and other related fields. Visit the Economics Department site for more details.

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Finance

Finance programs prepare students for careers in private business, the public sector, commercial consumer banking, and financial services. Visit the Finance Department site for more details.

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management prepares students for the rapidly growing hospitality industry such as restaurant and food service management, hotel management, conventions and meeting management, tourism management and other areas. The MBA program with an Emphasis in Hospitality and Tourism Management also prepares students and working professionals to guide hospitality & tourism organizations in a dynamic and multi-cultural world. Visit the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department site for more details.

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Information Systems

Information Systems programs focus on systems and tools to create, store, exchange, search, and/or manipulate information. Visit the Information Systems Department site for more details.

SAP Recognition Award Certificate Program

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International Business

International Business programs prepare students to be managers and leaders in organizations that operate in global markets. Visit the International Business Department site for more details.

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Labor and Employment Studies

The Labor and Employment Studies programs provides students with an introduction to and understanding of the study of labor and employment relations, broadly defined. Visit the Labor and Employment Studies site for more details.

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Management

Management programs provide students with a broad background in the overall management of the business enterprise. Visit the Management Department site for more details.

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Marketing

Marketing programs provide excellent training for the highest levels in an organization. Visit the Marketing Department site for more details.