Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International since 1964, the Lam Family College of Business at San Francisco State University provides a high quality business education to a diverse learning community through innovative teaching, research, and support. We are one of just five percent of all business schools worldwide that meet the rigorous standards for this accreditation.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
The Lam Family College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with areas of concentration in accounting, decision sciences, finance, information systems, international business, management, and marketing. 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.
Graduate Business Degree Programs
We offer a Master of Business Administration program (MBA), an MBA for Executives, a Master of Science in Accountancy program (MSA), an MBA for Biotech Professionals, a Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a Master of Arts in Economics.
Our certificate offerings are designed for those who need to update or obtain new skills in specific business areas:
A multidisciplinary program integrating courses from the Computer Science and Philosophy Departments and the Lam Family College of Business.
Stay eligible to practice as a certified public accountant (CPA) in California.
Designed to meet the needs of international and non-matriculated students to learn specific concepts and skills in hospitality management within two semesters.
Designed to offer international students and non-matriculated U.S. residents the opportunity to acquire competencies in international business in two semesters.
Increase your employability with SAP integrated courses. Open to business majors and graduate business students.
This graduate certificate is available to currently enrolled MBA students who desire to specialize in Marketing, or to members of the community (with a 4-year Bachelor’s degree and a GPA of 3.0 or higher).
The graduate certificate in “Enterprise Information Systems” is designed to familiarize individuals from other backgrounds than IT with the application of business IT solutions and the skills to begin or enhance a career in IT.
The purpose of this certificate is to train cybersecurity managers and business professionals with the business application and skills required in the cybersecurity domain.
Departments and Programs
The Lam Family 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.
Decision Sciences programs focus on forecasting, simulation, and other powerful quantitative tools that support managers' decisions.
Our programs prepare students to enter careers in business management, government service and non-profits. Students are prepared for graduate + professional study in economics, business, public policy, urban and regional planning, and law.
Finance programs prepare students for careers in private business, the public sector, commercial consumer banking, and financial services.
The undergraduate program prepares students for the growing hospitality + tourism management industry. The MBA emphasis prepares students to lead hospitality + tourism organizations.
International Business programs prepare students to be managers and leaders in organizations that operate in global markets.
Our program provides students with an introduction to + understanding of the study of labor + employment relations, broadly defined.
Our programs provide students with a broad background in the overall management of the business enterprise.
Marketing programs provide excellent training for the highest levels in an organization.
The Executive Education program at San Francisco State University Lam Family College of Business aims to train and develop the next generation of leaders. Our programs are short and practical, lasting from two to four days, and also competitively priced. Custom programs are offered upon request. Early-bird and group discounts available.