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The world waits for no one. Today, innovation in technology, globalization and increased competition from young, aggressive, degree-holding graduates make continued education a necessity. It is time to gain control of your future, push beyond the perceived limits of your potential, and improve your critical thinking, analytical, and management skills with an M.B.A. from La Sierra University.

Take classes one night a week at a Southern California off-campus location near you. Engage with professors who actively practice in their respective fields. And do it all without the hassle of hidden and changing costs and fees. We'll even freeze your tuition rate when you enter one of our degree programs.

So what are you waiting for? Browse our site and learn about what we have to offer. You can even apply online for free and we'll work with you every step of the way to graduation.

Why Study at La Sierra?

The La Sierra M.B.A. program helps you become the kind of business leader who will use business expertise to make the world a better place through a values-centered program that focuses on leadership and social entrepreneurship, and equips you with the business skills you need to advance your career.

We Offer The Following:

Eisenhower MBA Programs

Riverside MBA Programs

Chino Hills MBA Programs

Ontario MBA Programs

Online Courses MBA Cohort Program

Contact US

pmba@lasierra.edu
Phone: 951.785.2509
Fax: 951.785.2700

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Eisenhower Medical Center

With a flexible, convenient schedule, the M.B.A. program typically features two, four-unit courses per quarter. Each course is offered one night a week for six weeks plus one or two Sundays (and 8-12 hours of online content), totaling eight units per quarter, so many students can complete the entire program in 2 1/2 years. With small class sizes, you get more interaction, more attention, a better learning environment, and faster completion. We are offering this program onsite at Eisenhower Medical Center just for your convenience. Get off work and go to class.

FOUNDATION COURSES | 0-29 UNITS

A student admitted to the M.B.A. program is eligible to enroll in any foundation course. No foundation course may be used as an M.B.A. program elective. A student may waive a foundation course based on prior coursework, portfolio review or life- or work experience, or by taking a course for credit. Foundation courses are also offered in an online format. You can find a list of online foundation courses offered here.

INTEGRATION | 13 UNITS

This distinctive body of La Sierra courses is designed to increase leadership and social consciousness, expand the student's commitment to proactive moral action, and nurture a dedication to living with integrity, justice and compassion in today's rapidly changing world.

MAJOR | 24 UNITS

A minimum of 24-32 units of regular major coursework is required (specific units vary by major).

DIVERSIFICATION | 4-12 UNITS

A number of elective units (selected from different areas) sufficient to ensure that the student completes 45 units of regular M.B.A. coursework (excluding foundation courses). Up to 12 units of appropriate graduate-level coursework from another accredited institution may be transferred into the M.B.A. program with approval of the dean.

To earn a La Sierra University MBA, a student must:

  • Complete a minimum of forty-five units of required regular coursework (major, elective, and integrative);
  • Complete MBA foundation requirements by prior coursework, earning academic credit, or by life- or work-experience via portfolio review;
  • Earn a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or above in the MBA program.

Term

First Session (6 weeks)
    Second Session (6 weeks)

Winter 2015
4 MGMT 695R Reinventing Health Care
Textbook

    2 ACCT 511 Accounting I

  

*Speak with the MBA Advisor for your specific needs and the details of your schedule.

Health Care Management at Eisenhower MBA

Health care today is experiencing challenges like never before. Health care professionals are facing constant changes in knowledge and technology, requiring more than just a high level of competency and skill. They must also become business strategists who balance both the practice and business of health care. The Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business has developed a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program designed to educate and equip health care professionals for the major changes coming now and in the future. Designed especially for health care professionals, such as EMC employees, residents, medical staff mid-levels (NP/Pas), the M.B.A. comprises 45 degree units including major, diversification and integration classes. In addition, foundation coursework is incorporated into the program. Click to view a Program Overview

Riverside Location MBA Prgorams

Health Care Management MBA

Health care today is experiencing challenges like never before. Health care professionals are facing constant changes in knowledge and technology, requiring more than just a high level of competency and skill. They must also become business strategists who balance both the practice and business of health care. The Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business has developed a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program designed to educate and equip health care professionals for the major changes coming now and in the future. Designed especially for health care professionals, the M.B.A. comprises 45 degree units including major, diversification and integration classes. In addition, foundation coursework may also be required. Click to view a Program Overview

With a flexible, convenient schedule, the M.B.A. program typically features two, four-unit courses per quarter. Each course is offered one night a week for six weeks plus one or two Sundays (and 8-12 hours of online content), totaling eight units per quarter, so many students can complete the entire program in 24 months. With small class sizes, you get more interaction, more attention, a better learning environment, and faster completion. We offer multiple satellite locations including Chino Hills, Glendale, Los Angeles and downtown Riverside. We can create a customized curriculum for a cohort of students that reflects the particular interest of its members.

FOUNDATION COURSES | 0-29 UNITS

A student admitted to the M.B.A. program is eligible to enroll in any foundation course. No foundation course may be used as an M.B.A. program elective. A student may waive a foundation course based on prior coursework, portfolio review or life- or work experience, or by taking a course for credit. Foundation courses are also offered in an online format. You can find a list of online foundation courses offered here.

INTEGRATION | 13 UNITS

This distinctive body of La Sierra courses is designed to increase leadership and social consciousness, expand the student's commitment to proactive moral action, and nurture a dedication to living with integrity, justice and compassion in today's rapidly changing world.

MAJOR | 24 UNITS

A minimum of 24-32 units of regular major coursework is required (specific units vary by major).

DIVERSIFICATION | 4-12 UNITS

A number of elective units (selected from different areas) sufficient to ensure that the student completes 45 units of regular M.B.A. coursework (excluding foundation courses). Up to 12 units of appropriate graduate-level coursework from another accredited institution may be transferred into the M.B.A. program with approval of the dean.

To earn a La Sierra University MBA, a student must:

  • Complete a minimum of forty-five units of required regular coursework (major, elective, and integrative);
  • Complete MBA foundation requirements by prior coursework, earning academic credit, or by life- or work-experience via portfolio review;
  • Earn a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or above in the MBA program.

Term

First Session (6 weeks)
    Second Session (6 weeks)

Online Foundation Available*

12 weeks

Fall 2014
4 MGMT 536 Health Care Mgmt, CRN:6048
Textbook 1
Textbook 2

(pre-req: MGMT 504)
Starts: September 29
    4 MGMT 534 Human Res Mgmt,  CRN:6049
    Textbook
    (pre-req: MGMT 504)
    Starts: November 10

3-4 ECON 537 Econ Analy Bus Dec, CRN:6052
3-4 MGMT 504 The Practice of Mgmt, CRN:6053
3-4 MGMT 547 Business Law, CRN: 6054
3-4 MKTG 505 Marketing Fdns, CRN: 5753

Winter 2015
4 MGMT 568 Conflict Resolution
(pre-req: MGMT 504)
    2 MGMT 545 Workplace Spirituality

4 ACCT 512 Accounting II
3-4 MGMT 547 Business Law

Spring 2015
4 MGMT 695R Reinv Health Care
    4 MGMT 668 Legal Issues in HC
    (pre-req: MGMT 547)

3-4 MGMT 544 Business Ethics
3-4 MKGT 505 Marketing Foundations

Summer 2015
4 MGMT 695Q The Medical Entrep
1 MGMT 518 Lead Colloquium
    4 ACCT 511 Accounting I

3-4 MGMT 527 Info Systems Mgmt

Fall 2015
4 ACCT 512 Accounting II
(pre-req: ACCT 511)
    4 FNCE 604 Financial Mgmt
    (pre-req: ACCT 512)

3-4 MKTG 505 Marketing Foundations

Winter 2016
4 MKGT 589 Health Care Mkgt
(pre-req: MKTG 505)
    4 MGMT 691 Management Strategy
    (pre-req: all foundations)

3-4 ECON 537 Econ Analy Bus Dec

Spring 2016
4 MGMT 587 Lead, Creat & Org Dyn
(pre-req: MGMT 504)
    2 MGMT 546 Social Entrep
    (pre-req: ECON 537)

3-4 ECON 525 Data, Models & Dec
3-4 MGMT 527 Info Systems Mgmt

*Speak with the MBA Advisor for your specific needs and the details of your schedule.

Term

First Session (6 weeks)
    Second Session (6 weeks)

Online Foundation Available*

12 weeks

Winter 2015
4 MGMT 534 Human Res Man
Textbook

(pre-req: MGMT 504)
    2 MGMT 545 Workplace Spirituality

   .5 MGMT 518 Leadership Colloquium

4 ACCT 512 Accounting II
3-4 MGMT 547 Business Law

*Speak with the MBA Advisor for your specific needs and the details of your schedule.

Chino Hills Location MBA Programs

With a flexible, convenient schedule, the M.B.A. program typically features two, four-unit courses per quarter. Each course is offered one night a week for six weeks plus one or two Sundays (and 8-12 hours of online content), totaling eight units per quarter, so many students can complete the entire program in 24 months. With small class sizes, you get more interaction, more attention, a better learning environment, and faster completion. We offer multiple satellite locations including Chino Hills, Glendale, Los Angeles and downtown Riverside. We can create a customized curriculum for a cohort of students that reflects the particular interest of its members.

To earn a La Sierra University M.B.A., a student must:

  • Complete a minimum of 45 units of required regular coursework (major, elective, and integrative);
  • Complete M.B.A. foundation requirements by prior coursework, earning academic credit, or by life or work experience via portfolio review;
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above in the M.B.A. program.

FOUNDATION COURSES | 0-29 UNITS

A student admitted to the M.B.A. program is eligible to enroll in any foundation course. No foundation course may be used as an M.B.A. program elective. A student may waive a foundation course based on prior coursework, portfolio review or life or work experience, or by taking a course for credit. Foundation courses are also offered in an online format. You can find a list of online foundation courses offered here.

INTEGRATION | 13 UNITS

This distinctive body of La Sierra courses is designed to increase leadership and social consciousness, expand the student's commitment to proactive moral action, and nurture a dedication to living with integrity, justice and compassion in today's rapidly changing world.

MAJOR | 24 UNITS

A minimum of 24-32 units of regular major coursework is required (specific units vary by major).

DIVERSIFICATION | 4-12 UNITS

A number of elective units (selected from different areas) sufficient to ensure that the student completes 45 units of regular M.B.A. coursework (excluding foundation courses). Up to 12 units of appropriate graduate-level coursework from another accredited institution may be transferred into the M.B.A. program with approval of the dean.

Finance MBA

Due to the highly competitive but rewarding nature of related careers, the right education and opportunities for experience are an essential start for any student in finance. Most degree holders in finance enter into careers as financial analysts, financial advisers, or financial managers. In an organization, financial managers are often responsible for the management of investments, financial reports, and strategic planning and goal-setting to support the mission and vision of the organization. Click to view a Program Overview

The MBA at La Sierra University

All members of our faculty hold doctorates or professional designations and are active in serious scholarly research and/or professional practice, so you come away with the best tools available in today's business world. And our highly trained professional staff is there for you every step of the way, from application to graduation, giving you the individual support you need.

Ontario Location MBA Programs

Public Safety Management

Criminal Justice, law enforcement and emergency services are experiencing challenges like never before. In a world that is exploding with new technology, worldwide increases in crime, violence and terrorism, along with collapsing economies, it is imperative that the leaders in these fields develop business, communication and leadership skills to help restore and rebuild their communities. Click to view a Program Overview

The MBA at La Sierra University

We provide a high quality, values-driven and convenient educational experience. You'll engage with professors who actively practice in their fields. Ninety-two percent of our professors are Ph.D., J.D., or are terminally qualified. Our program is rigorous and comprehensive, because we know that for you, this is about much more than just a degree -- it's about developing the strategic and analytical tools you need to effectively protect and promote the well-being of our communities.
You'll attend classes one night a week plus one Sunday per course at a convenient location near you. Designed for the working professional, classes are structured on a hybrid model of online content and face-to-face collaborative learning.

The La Sierra University Tom & Vi Zapara School of Business has developed a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in public safety management through our Executive Education program, designed to educate and equip law enforcement professionals and those in related fields for the major changes coming now and in the future.

To earn a La Sierra University M.B.A., a student must:

  • Complete a minimum of 45 units of required regular coursework (major, elective, and integrative);
  • Complete M.B.A. foundation requirements by prior coursework, earning academic credit, or by life or work experience via portfolio review.
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above in the M.B.A. program.

FOUNDATION COURSES | 0-29 UNITS

A student admitted to the M.B.A. program is eligible to enroll in any foundation course. No foundation course may be used as an M.B.A. program elective A student may waive a foundation course based on prior coursework, portfolio review or life- or work-experience, or by taking a course for credit. Foundation courses are also offered in an online format. You can find a list of online foundation courses offered here.

INTEGRATION | 13 UNITS

This distinctive body of La Sierra courses is designed to increase leadership and social consciousness, expand the student's commitment to proactive moral action, and nurture a dedication to living with integrity, justice and compassion in today's rapidly changing world.

MAJOR | 24 UNITS

A minimum of 24-32 units of regular major coursework is required (specific units vary by major).

DIVERSIFICATION | 4-12 UNITS

A number of elective units (selected from different areas) sufficient to ensure that the student completes 45 units of regular M.B.A. coursework (excluding foundation courses). Up to 12 units of appropriate graduate-level coursework from another accredited institution may be transferred into the M.B.A. program with approval of the dean.

Online Foundation Classes

Online Courses at La Sierra University

These courses are offered in the Executive Education off-campus M.B.A. cohort program. Experience the quality education that La Sierra University provides, without leaving home or interrupting your busy life style. We hope that our online programs meet your educational goals. See you online!

Class List

ClassInstructor
Acct 511 Accounting IRamella, Raghavalu
Acct 511 Accounting IIRamella, Raghavalu
ECON 525 Data, Models & DecisionsUppala, Guru
ECON 537 Economic Analysis for Business DecisionsSwansi, Kenneth
FNCE 504 Elements of Managerial FinanceRamella, Raghavalu
MGMT 504 The Practice of ManagementRamella, Satyanarayana
MGMT 527 Information Systems ManagementBrugman, Eduardo
MGMT 544 Business EthicsChartier, Gary
MGMT 547 Principles of Business LawChartier, Gary
MKTG 505 Marketing FoundationsCrissey, John