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University of San Francisco Masagung Graduate School of Management

San Francisco, CA
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Academics & Programs

Academic Programs
Academic Global Immersion programs offer students the opportunity to gain real-world experience and insights into the political, legal, economic, and cultural dimensions of doing business overseas. Past trips have taken USF students to China, Finland, India, Chile, Argentina,...
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University of San Francisco Students Say...

“A great emphasis on entrepreneurship and finance” is among the program strengths that draw MBAs to the University of San Francisco’s School of Management, which offers a variety of MBA options are offered to suit all needs. USF’s MBA is available in three program formats: a traditional two-year,... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

101 Howard Street

Suite 500

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Phone: 415-422-2221

Fax: 415-422-6315

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Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Master of Science in Analytics (MSAN) - 1 year Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full-Time- 2 years Part-Time - 3 years Executive MBA (EMBA)- 20 months Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) - 1.5 years Accelerated MSFA - 1 year Professional MSFA - 2 years joint Master of Global Entrepreneurial Management (jMGEM) - 1 year Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) - 27 months Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) - 27 months Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) - 21 months Master of Public Administration (MPA) - 27 months
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: DDS/MBA (in conjuction with UCSF School of Dentistry); JD/MBA; MAPS/MBA (Asia Pacific Studies); MSEM/MBA (Environmental Management); MSFA/MBA (Financial Analysis)
Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Marketing, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Organizational Behavior
Online Course Catalog: http://usfca.edu/catalog/Management/Graduate_School_of_Management/
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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Total Faculty
122
Academic specialties of facultyURL
Entrepreneurship and Innovationwww.usfca.edu/catalog/management/mba/concentration/
Financewww.usfca.edu/catalog/management/mba/concentration/
International Businesswww.usfca.edu/catalog/management/mba/concentration/
Marketingwww.usfca.edu/catalog/management/mba/concentration/
Organization Developmentwww.usfca.edu/catalog/management/mba/concentration/
Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Recommended
Description: MBA 6013 - Strategic Management in the Global Environment (4) This course will focus on strategic management principles and cases within an international context. Students will examine the dynamics between macro environment factors, industry structure, and the behavior of firms. Students will explore the sources of sustainable competitive advantages and analyze strategies employed in global business competition. Students will also apply guiding principles for formulating and executing strategies, and for adapting to uncertain competitive environments. MBA 6015 - Sustainable Supply Chain Management (4) The course covers activities involved in resource extraction and physically moving raw materials, inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of use or consumption. Planning, organizing and controlling the organization’s supply chain is examined in the context of an enterprise's triple bottom line – financial profitability, social sustainability, and environmental impact. The course examines the role of supply chain processes in creating sustainable competitive advantage with respect to quality, flexibility, lead time, and investigates the total cost analyses, as well as product and process life cycles in the supply chain. Topics include: sourcing, operations, distribution, customer service and communication, green supply chains, fair labor and safety monitoring, outsourcing, and international logistics. The course will also focus on process measurements and the impact on organizational performance in the context of footprints (e.g., carbon, labor, water, pollution), and existing and emerging software systems that enable sustainable supply chains. MBA 6408 - Sustainable Business Models (2) (Elective for International Business concentration.) This course will provide students with an understanding of the reason behind this change and offer a thorough introduction to the concept and practice of business sustainability. The course will examine important topics such as pollution prevention, product stewardship, sustainable development, the triple bottom line, brand and reputation, corporate social responsibility and stakeholder theory. The course will place a heavy emphasis on practical examples from the business world and, as such, will make extensive use of guest lecturers and case studies.
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The joint degree MBA/Master of Science in Environmental Management program is designed for graduate students and working professionals who seek or hold careers in the environmental field. The goal of the MBA/MS Environmental Management program is to enhance and broaden the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the demands and changes of the environmental marketplace - in public agencies and government bodies, the consulting sector, and industry.
2: Net Impact at USF is organized for and by USF graduate students to inspire stewardship in corporate and social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development and environmental sustainability amongst the university's future business leaders. In line with that mission, students of the Net Impact club at the University of San Francisco School of Management began a movement that has now resulted in the reworking of all water fountains in Malloy Hall to include the capacity to fill metal, reusable water bottles. Malloy Hall, the home of USF's business and management programs, became the pioneer building on campus to align itself with the new university initiative that seeks to ban the sale of plastic water bottles which can number as many as 5,000 plastic bottles a day on USF’s campus. USF School of Management Net Impact students also take part in service projects around the Bay Area, including clean up at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.
3: The Green Team is a faculty and staff initiative that provides leadership in three main areas: education about the environment, stewardship of the environment, and outreach and service to the environment.
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) promotes a global perspective for the USF community through educational and programmatic outreach while fostering the holistic development of international students/scholars by providing support services and immigration advising. http://www.usfca.edu/isss/
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:https://www.usfca.edu/management/graduate/Student_Affairs/Student_Life/
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:https://www.usfca.edu/management/graduate_student_services/
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:https://www.usfca.edu/management/graduate/Student_Affairs/Student_Life/
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instructors are current USF students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their subject and receive on-going training in fostering academic success in others. Both appointment and drop-in hours are available.
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    81
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    7:1
  • Total Faculty:
    122
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    36%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    64%
  • Female Faculty:
    27%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes