California International Business University
California International Business University (CIBU) was founded in 1994 as a non-profit, private university in San Diego, California, USA. The university is located in the Little Italy section of downtown San Diego. CIBU is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). The university offers a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Master of Science in International Management (MSIM), and upper division classes leading to a Bachelor of Science in Management (BS).
CIBU was founded by Michael McManus, Ph.D. and his German partner, Professor Dr. Klaus Evard. Dr. McManus is a graduate of Cornell University and Wharton School of Business. He also studied at Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands. In his educational career, Dr. McManus has taught business at Pepperdine University and served as Assistant Vice President at San Diego State University. Dr. Evard is the founder of the European Business School, the first private business school in Germany.
CIBU offers both degree and non-degree programs, which include:
- Bachelor of Science in Management (BS) Upper Division
- Master of Science in International Management (MSIM)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
- Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate (TESOL)
CIBU Open University offers qualified students the opportunity to take any currently offered course either for credit or for audit without officially enrolling in the university. Students can, but need not, earn academic credit toward their degree (BS, MSIM, MBA, DBA) or complete a Certificate Program.
CIBU offers customized experiential study opportunities for its students.
- Silicon Valley Practical Entrepreneurship Study Tour
- Southern California Fashion, Entertainment and Media Study Tour
- Greater China Business Opportunities Study Tour
CIBU offers education for executives, including an International Business Certificate.