University of Southern California

Program Marshall MBA
Program
(Full-Time)
MBA for Professionals & Managers (Part-Time) Executive MBA (EMBA) IBEAR MBA
(1-Year MBA)
Global Executive MBA
(GEMBA)
General Description Traditional 2-year MBA Program designed to provide core business building blocks with the opportunity for specialization. 3-year part-time MBA Program designed for those who are fully-employed. Coursework combines core business curriculum with broad range of specialized electives.This 21-month lock-step curriculum is designed to provide a deep generalist perspective for senior managers 1-year, accelerated, general management MBA Program for mid-career professionals. Global management skills enhanced through experienced participants from over 15 countries. A uniquely integrated curriculum, world-class faculty and an exceptionally diverse, experience cohort. Earn your USC MBA degree, plus a certificate from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, while maintaining your career track.
Length
20-months
33-month program
21-month program
12-months
20-months
Work Experience
  • Two years minimum full-time work experience preferred (average is five years)
  • Early-career professionals
  • Two years minimum full-time work experience preferred (average is six years)
  • Early-career professionals and managers
  • Eight years minimum full-time work experience preferred (average is 15 years)
  • Middle to senior level managers
  • Six years minimum full-time work experience is preferred (average is 10 years)
  • Mid-level professionals and managers
  • Ten years full-time work experience (at least six of which in managerial role)
Average Age
28
29
38
33
37
Location
  • Classes meet at University Park Campus (UPC) in Los Angeles
  • 1st year classes meet at University Park Campus (UPC) in Los Angeles or at the Orange County Center in Irvine
  • 2nd and 3rd year classes meet at UPC in Los Angeles
  • Classes meet at University Park Campus (UPC) in Los Angeles or at La Costa in San Diego
  • Classes meet at University Park Campus (UPC) in Los Angeles
  • Ten of 13 sessions held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai College campus
  • Themes 2, 9, and 10 on USC's home campus in Los Angeles
  • Theme 7 in an ex-China Asian economy
Curriculum
  • Core curriculum in 1st year with some electives
  • Elective coursework in 2nd year
  • Core curriculum in 1st year
  • Elective coursework in 2nd and 3rd years
  • Integrated/lock-step curriculum throughout the program
  • No elective coursework
  • Two domestic residentials
  • 16 required and 3 elective courses
  • Uniquely integrated and theme-based, aligned with real-world business challenges and opportunities, immediately applicable to your leadership role. Rocket fuel for your career.
Schedule
  • Meets daily
  • First year meets Monday & Wednesday evenings in Los Angeles, all-day Saturday in Los Angeles, or Tuesday & Thursday evenings in Orange County
  • Meets Fridays and Saturdays every other week
  • Meets daily
  • 13 sessions during 20 months, most from Thursday to Monday, about once every six weeks
Required International Experience 10-day international experience at end of 1st year (PRIME) 10-day international experience during spring break in 2nd year (GLOBE) 6-day international experience in 2nd year (EXPORT) 10-day international business consulting project trip (IBCP) Program conductred in three to four countries: Shanghai, Los Angeles, and additional locations in Asia
Degree 63 units leading to USC Marshall MBA degree 63 units leading to USC Marshall MBA degree 60 units leading to USC Marshall MBA degree 56 units leading to USC Marshall MBA degree 60 units leading to USC Marshall MBA degree
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