The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration serves over 2,700 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students each semester. A survey of business and public administration alumni showed that over 95% would recommend that friends and family obtain their degree at Cal State San Bernardino. This level of satisfaction among graduates is a testament to the overall quality of both the College and University. The Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship places the Brown College of Business and Public Administration among the Top 35 Global Business Schools for Entrepreneurship. They were also voted Best for Vets by the Military Times, Best Business Schools by the Princeton Review, and placed among the best grad schools with U.S. News and World Report in 2017.
On-campus undergraduate students have a choice of either a Bachelor’s of Arts in Administration or a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems and Technology. Within the two degrees, there are a variety of concentration options such as Financial Planning, Business Analytics, International Business, and Public Administration. Graduate students can earn a Master’s of Business Administration, Master’s of Public Administration, Master’s of Science in Accountancy, or Master’s of Science in Information Systems and Technology.
Student Success Center offers workshops covering topics such as interview skills, resumes, and LinkedIn. Students can also receive assistance with finding internships, enrolling for credit, resume writing, and preparing class schedules each quarter.
Juniors and Seniors are given the opportunity to participate in internships. In fact, students are encouraged to complete multiple internships throughout their degree at the bachelor’s and master’s level. A few of the expected outcomes of the work-study programs are improved professional skills, greater employment prospects, stand-out resumes, and earning additional degree credits. While not all internships are paid, there are many that do pay student employees. Another way that CSUSB students make the most of their business education is through taking part in study abroad trips. This program is designed to expand both academic and real-world business knowledge and includes a pre-planned lecture series and assignments before an immersive two-week trip.
Students from all over the country can earn a high-quality online MBA through the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration. The program holds esteemed AACSB accreditation and can be completed in 18 months or students may work at their own pace. Students will appreciate the well-rounded curriculum with relevant courses such as Financial Theory and Corporate Finance, Corporate Strategy in a Global Economy, Marketing Management, and Accounting for Managerial Decision Making. The online Master’s of Public Affairs program is accredited by the prestigious National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and gets national recognition from ranking systems as one of the best online public affairs degrees in the nation.