Graduate Business Programs
The College of Business at San Francisco State University offers 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.
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.
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Departments and Programs
The College of Business comprises ten academic departments and programs offering over 44 graduate, undergraduate, minor and certificate programs.
Accounting programs prepare students for careers in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit.
For more information, see the Accounting Department site.
Decision Sciences programs focus on forecasting, simulation, and other powerful quantitative tools that support managers' decisions.
For more information, see the Decision Sciences Department site.
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.
For more information, see the Economics Department site.
Finance programs prepare students for careers in private business, the public sector, commercial consumer banking, and financial services.
For more information, see the Finance Department site.
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 Managment also prepares students and working professionals to guide hospitality & tourism organizations in a dynamic and multi-cultural world.
For more information, see the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department site.
Information Systems programs focus on systems and tools to create, store, exchange, search, and/or manipulate information.
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For more information, see the Information Systems Department site.
International Business programs prepare students to be managers and leaders in organizations that operate in global markets.
For more information, see the International Business Department site.
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.
For more information, see the Labor and Employment Studies Program site.
Management programs provide students with a broad background in the overall management of the business enterprise.
For more information, see the Management Department site.
Marketing programs provide excellent training for the highest levels in an organization.
For more information, see the Marketing Department site.