San Diego State University College of Business Administration

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Not to be confused with the San Diego State University.
San Diego State University
College of Business Administration
Type Public
Established 1955[1]
Dean George Belch [2]
Academic staff
71 full-time
65 part-time
Undergraduates 5,055
Postgraduates 590
Location San Diego, California, U.S.
Coordinates: 32°46′31″N 117°04′20″W / 32.77528°N 117.07222°W / 32.77528; -117.07222[3]
Campus Urban
Website cbaweb.sdsu.edu

The College of Business Administration (CBA) is one of seven academic colleges at San Diego State University (SDSU) located in San Diego, California, United States. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

History[edit]

A landmark architecture (Hepner Hall) featured in the school's logo

The College of Business Administration was founded in 1955 by Dr. Charles W. Lamden who served as the college's first dean. The college was first accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 1959 and was one of the first in the state of California to achieve this designation (third public university, sixth overall).[4]

The Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy was established with a $10 million dollar gift from the Lamden family in 2008.

Deans at the San Diego State University College of Business:

  • Dr. Charles W. Lamden, 1955 – 1965
  • Dr. Maury Crawford (interim dean), 1965 – 1968
  • Dr. Robert Hungate, 1969 – 1979
  • Dr. Allan Bailey, 1979 – 1997
  • Dr. Michael Hergert, 1997 – 2001
  • Dr. Gail Naughton, 2002 – 2011
  • Dr. Michael Cunningham, 2011 – 2013
  • Dr. Gangaram Singh (interim dean), 2013 – 2014
  • Dr. Dennis Cradit, 2014 – 2016
  • Dr. George Belch (interim dean), 2016 - present

Campus[edit]

Many of the classes, as well as some of the faculty and staff offices for the College of Business Administration, reside in the Education and Business Administration building on the east side of the SDSU campus. The majority of the faculty and staff offices, dean’s office and department offices reside on the second and third floors of the Student Services East building.

Graduate programs[edit]

SDSU Business Administration building

SDSU’s College of Business Administration offers seven graduate degree programs designed to prepare students for various positions within private, public and government organizations. Additionally, the college also offers two specialized graduate programs: the Sports Business MBA and the Executive MBA.

Students must have successfully completed the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) to be considered for admission. Students with degrees in institutions where instruction was conducted in a language other than English must submit their IELTS or TOEFL scores to graduate admissions. The minimum required scores for admissions are 6.5 for IELTS and 80 for TOEFL.

Centers and Institutes[edit]

Aztec Consulting
Aztec Consulting taps into the skills of SDSU business seniors and MBA students to provide consulting to local small businesses on issues such as business plans, inventory management systems, marketing strategies and cost analysis surveys.[5]
Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
SDSU is one of 17 CIBER centers across the U.S. CIBER’s mission is to ensure the United States' long-term international business competitiveness by supporting educational research, education and outreach activities.[6]
Centre for Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
Since 2002, SDSU’s Centre for Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) has served to promote the study, research and application of integrated marketing communications for use as a business communications strategy.[7]
The Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate
The mission of The Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate is to enhance the academic experience and provide professional support to SDSU real estate students, as well as to help develop research for the real estate community.[8]
Corporate Governance Institute (CGI)
CGI is a research and education center dedicated to the study and application of responsible corporate governance principles on a worldwide basis.[9]
Institute for Inclusiveness & Diversity in Organizations (IIDO)
IIDO is engaged in academic research surrounding diversity and inclusiveness in organizations. The institute views diversity in broad terms including, but not limited to, age, gender, racio-ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, culture, nationality, background and experiences.[10]
The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
SDSU’s Lavin Entrepreneurship Center provides students, entrepreneurs and local business leaders with resources that include workshops, internships, events, networking activities and business competitions. The center also maintains collections and holdings at the Malcolm A. Love Library with an entrepreneurship-related indexed collection of business plans.[11]
Wells Fargo Financial Markets Laboratory
The Wells Fargo Financial Markets Laboratory is equipped with 12 Bloomberg Terminals, a stock market ticker display and other technologies designed to allow students access to real-time financial data.[12]

Tuition and fees[edit]

Undergraduate (in-state)
Basic Tuition Cost[13] Mandatory Campus Fees[14] Approximate Semester Total
Part-time (1-6 units) $1,587.00 $752.00 $2,339.00
Full-time (over 6.1 units) $2,736.00 $752.00 $3,488.00

Out-of-state students/non-U.S. residents must add $372.00 per unit.

Non-U.S. residents must purchase mandatory health insurance for $1,282.00 per year.

Semester totals based on 6-unit schedule (part-time) and 12-unit schedule (full-time)

Graduate (Estimated Total Cost)
California Resident MBA[15] MSA[16] MSIS[16] MSBA-FTP[16]
Part-time (1-6 units) $33,070 $21,145 $25,374 $21,145
Full-time (over 6.1 units) $27,914 $18,567 $21,507 $18,567
Non-California Resident MBA[16] MSA[16] MSIS[16] MSBA-FTP[16]
Part-time (1-6 units) $49,810 $32,305 $38,766 $21,145
Full-time (over 6.1 units) $44,654 $29,727 $34,899 $29,727

Non-U.S. residents must purchase mandatory health insurance for $1,282.00 per year.

Semester totals based on 6-unit schedule (part-time) and 12-unit schedule (full-time)

National rankings[edit]

National rankings for SDSU's College of Business Administration:

2016 Nation Among Public Universities Publication
Undergraduate Business Program 93 58 U.S. News & World Report[17]
Undergraduate Entrepreneur Program 21 8 U.S. News & World Report[17]
Undergraduate International Business Program 9 5 U.S. News & World Report[17]
Part-time MBA Program 109 63 U.S. News & World Report[18]
Best MBA School for Veterans 20 15 Military Times[19]
2015 Nation Among Public Universities Publication
Undergraduate Business Program 93 58 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate International Business Program 10 5 U.S. News & World Report
Graduate Business Program 87 50 U.S. News & World Report
Best Value Master's of Management Programs 16 6 Value Colleges[20]
Part-Time MBA Program 101 58 U.S. News & World Report
2013 Publication
Executive MBA Program Top 66 in the World Bloomberg BusinessWeek[21]

Enrollment (fall 2015)[edit]

San Diego State University's College of Business Administration is the 23rd largest business school in the U.S. and the 55th largest in the world (based on AACSB enrollment study 2015)[22]

  • Undergraduates - 5055
  • Graduate Students - 590
  • Executive MBA - 46
  • Sports Business MBA - 33

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College of Business History". SDSU College of Business. San Diego State University. Retrieved 24 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dr. J. Dennis Cradit Named New Dean : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. 2014-07-01. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  3. ^ "San Diego State University". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ 2011
  5. ^ Aztec Consulting. "Aztec Consulting". Aztecconsulting.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  6. ^ "CIBER : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  7. ^ "CIBER : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  8. ^ "The Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  9. ^ "Corporate Governance Institute : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  10. ^ "Institute for Inclusiveness & Diversity in Organizations : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  11. ^ "Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, How To Start A Business and Network". Lavincenter.sdsu.edu. 2013-05-28. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  12. ^ "Wells Fargo Financial Markets Lab : SDSU College of Business Administration". Cbaweb.sdsu.edu. 2012-09-21. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  13. ^ http://bfa.sdsu.edu/fm/co/sfs/money/Spring2016MoneyMatters.pdf
  14. ^ http://bfa.sdsu.edu/fm/co/cashiers/regfeedescspr16.pdf
  15. ^ https://cbaweb.sdsu.edu/grad/tuition
  16. ^ a b c d e f g https://cbaweb.sdsu.edu/grad/tuition
  17. ^ a b c "Best Undergraduate Business Schools | Top Undergraduate Business Programs | US News Best Colleges". Colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  18. ^ "Top MBA Programs | Best Business Schools Resources | US News - US News". Grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  19. ^ "Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 - Military Times a TEGNA Company". Bestforvets.militarytimes.com. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  20. ^ "Top 50 Best Value Master’s in Management Programs 2015". Value Colleges. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  21. ^ November 07, 2013 (2013-11-07). "The Complete 2013 Executive MBA Ranking - Businessweek". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  22. ^ "AACSB International | The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business". Aacsb.edu. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  23. ^ "Avnet Management Team". Avnet. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 
  24. ^ Davies, Jennifer (September 27, 2005). "Maverick with muscle: Manchester's combative nature overshadows the developer's softer side". San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 

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