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MBA for Experienced Professionals

For experienced working professionals looking to earn a Master’s in Business Administration at a time and place that works for them, La Verne’s MBA for Experienced Professionals degree is an excellent fit. The program is tailored to those with at least three years of experience who want to take the next step toward leadership positions in their careers.

To provide maximum convenience and flexibility, the program is offered online and is available at several locations throughout California, including La Verne, Bakersfield, Burbank, Irvine, Ontario, and Santa Clarita, as well as at Vandenberg Space Force Base and Naval Base Ventura County.


The MBA for Experienced Professionals helps students learn relevant skills and apply them in their workplace. The University of La Verne offers eleven concentrations so students can receive a graduate education tailored to their field, including:

  • accounting
  • finance
  • information technology
  • international business
  • management and leadership
  • marketing
  • supply chain management
  • health services management

Students may also pursue the following Master of Science in Leadership and Management program concentration options:

  • organizational development
  • nonprofit management
  • human resource management

Master of Business Administration Preparatory Program

This program is for International students who do not meet the English proficiency entrance requirements for full admission to the MBA program. This program requires the completion of one course: BUS 500J Foundations of Business Communications. Upon successful completion, students are fully admitted to the MBA program. For further information, contact the program director.


The MBA for Experienced Professionals program educates and develops future business leaders with management theory and real-world applications. While pursuing the degree, students gain solid communication, teamwork, and leadership skills from faculty with diverse business backgrounds. Students also learn problem-solving techniques and gain a strategic understanding of the functional and operational areas of business.

In class, students put these skills to the test, giving them practical experience for their careers. Students graduate with the ability to utilize information technology, allocate financial resources, design an effective organization, improve productivity, craft a strategic plan, and communicate effectively. More broadly, graduates think globally and make intelligent, informed, and ethical decisions in the marketplace.

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