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Part 3: Requirements for Higher Degrees

Requirements for the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Degree En 6/8/06, Am 5/22/07, Am 3/12/13
  • A)

    The candidate shall have:

    • 1)
      Fulfilled the normal requirements for admission to the Graduate Division of the University of California, San Diego, as specified by the Graduate Council and the Dean of Graduate Studies, except that
      • a)
        the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) may be substituted for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
      • b)
        the GMAT may be waived in specified approved instances, and
    • 2)
      Met additional requirements that may be specified by the Rady School of Management.
  • B)
    Program of Study
    The candidate shall complete at least 40-quarter units constituting the core curriculum and at least 52-quarter units of electives, of which no more than 12-quarter units may be taken outside the Rady School of Management.  Only courses in which the candidate is assigned grades of A, B, C, or S, may be counted in satisfaction of the requirements for the M.B.A. degree.  All students must complete a capstone project in the final year of the program. Am 5/22/07, Am 3/12/13
  • C)

    The candidate must register for at least six academic quarters.