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MS Business Administration (MSBUSAD) Admissions

MS Business Administration (MSBUSAD) Admissions

The Master of Science in Business Administration (MSBUSAD) is open only to those who have completed a traditional MBA. This program provides students who already hold an MBA the opportunity to pursue further study in an area of specialization subsequent to successful completion of a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Required Prepratory Curriculum

A traditional MBA usually requires two years of full-time study to complete and includes at least 60 semester units or 90 quarter units. When evaluating the applicant's qualifications, we check to see that the following subject matter (coursework) was/is included in the individual's MBA program:

-Financial and Management Accounting
-Business Communication
-Corporate Finance
-Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
-Organizational Behavior/Personnel Management/Leadership
-Statistics/Quantitative analysis

If specific content areas are missing, the student may be admitted with the condition that the content be completed prior to registration for advanced courses in that area. Required preparatory coursework will be added to the requirements of the MS BUSAD degree.


    For early registration:
    February 1 for fall semester
    September 1 for spring semester

    Final Deadline for non-USC students:
    May 15 for fall semester (April 1 for international students)
    November 1 for spring semester (October 1 for international students)


    Phone: 213-740-3198