Full-Time MBA

#47
Best MBA Program
among public institutions
U.S. News&World Report
2022
#9
Best MBA programs in California
U.S. News&World Report 
2022
#12
Poets&Quants/Inc. Magazine
Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
2021
#12
Faculty Quality
The Economist
2021
#10
Entrepreneurship
Bloomberg Businessweek
2019-2020

#7
Innovation & Creativity Bloomberg Businessweek Alumni Survey
2018
#16
Princeton Review Entrepreneurship
2019
#9
Entrepreneurship
Bloomberg Businessweek
Alumni Survey
2018

 

We Focus on Your Career from Day One.

Starting on your first day on campus,  Graduate Career Management Center provides a network of support to help you define your career goals, establish professional connections and pursue your passions. 

You’ll Benefit from a STEM-Designated MBA Program

Our Full-Time MBA program is STEM designated, which reflects our focus on an analytical and data-driven curriculum. The STEM designation also allows international students on F-1 visas to be eligible to work in the United States for an additional 24 months under the OPT (Optional Practical Training) extension, for a total of 36 months.

Further information about eligibility and requirements for the STEM OPT extension is available on the Department of Homeland Security website and through the International Students & Programs Office at UC San Diego.

Enter with an idea.
Graduate with a business.

Required of all Rady MBA students, the entrepreneurial signature  Lab to Market course sequence puts your core curriculum  and  electives knowledge to work.

Free Resources for Early-Stage Companies

California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID) houses multiple business accelerators under the  StartR brand. Come explore the many sides of innovation and entrepreneurship!

Personal Access to World-Class Faculty

Rady faculty  invest, in class and out, in their students. They are accessible and approachable, welcoming questions, projects and ideas. Their office doors are open and they can be found holding extra review sessions, working with students on independent study projects and at MBA coffee hours.

For Active Duty and Veterans

Military personnel and veterans can learn more about special programs and opportunities the Rady School has to offer. Learn why the Rady School is San Diego's best military MBA option.

*Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools 2018