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Get Your MBA or MS-Accounting Degree in One Year!


Focus on your academic and professional goals in the unique learning environment, work closely with faculty and grow with your peers through shared academic experiences and extracurricular activities - all within one year.

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Cal Poly MBA Graduate Programs

The Cal Poly MBA Graduate Program

The MBA Program provides students with scheduling flexibility by allowing them to spread out their studies over a longer period of time. This may in turn open up part-time employment opportunities or allow for more involvement in university and student club activities

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Cal Poly MS-Accounting Graduate Programs

The MS-Accounting Program

The Master of Science in Accounting program is a one-year intensive program that seeks to enable its graduates to meet the academic requirements for licensure as a Certified Public Accountant in California including the changes in the California law expected to go into effect January 2014.

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Cal Poly MBA Dual Programs

The Cal Poly MBA Dual Program

Your career goals may bridge academic disciplines and require expertise in two or more areas. In the Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business Graduate Program we accommodate and encourage students with a desire to pursue two graduate degrees simultaneously.

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Tax Speaker Series

Graduate "Tax" Guest Speaker Series

The Graduate "Tax" Guest Speaker Series brings today’s leading accounting professionals into the classroom to share their real world experiences with students at Cal Poly.

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I Love San Luis Obispo

I Love San Luis Obispo!

Hiking, surfing, mountain biking, fishing, and whale watching are just a few of the outdoor activities San Luis Obispo has to offer. Other activities include wine tasting, exploring museums, relaxing in the natural hot springs, shopping the unique stores of beautiful downtown. The options are endless!

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Cal Poly MBA Graduate Programs - Best In California

Best In The West!

For the 20th straight year, Cal Poly has been rated the best public-master's university in the West in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 America's Best Colleges guidebook. Cal Poly ranked seventh in the magazine's overall list of the West's best universities...

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San Luis Obispo, The Happiest Place On Earth

SLO, The Happiest Place On Earth

A best-kept secret, San Luis Obispo is one of the country's finest places to live! Whether live music at a downtown bar celebration or quaint wine tasting and beautiful sandy beaches appeal to you, San Luis Obispo has a wide variety of activities to spark all interests...

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Welcome to Cal Poly's Business Graduate Degree Programs

A unique curriculum of integrative learning...

Our MBA & MS Accounting Graduate Degree Programs offer coursework consistent with Cal Poly's "learn by doing" philosophy, integrative learning, and an opportunity for international study. Cal Poly's MBA, MS Econ, & MS Accounting Programs have developed a curriculum to provide its graduate students with unique experiences and insights. We continue to work with important stakeholders, such as members of our Business Advisory Council, alumni, and recruiters to identify how best to strengthen competencies they most value in our MBA, MS Econ, & MS Accounting Graduates.

This process of continuous review and improvement has put in place a graduate degree program poised to produce the next great wave of business leaders ready to solve business problems in an ethical manner. Your fellow students will be bright, talented and hard working. Our faculty members are distinguished, passionate about teaching and their research, accessible, dedicated to guiding and mentoring you, and will challenge you every day. Our class sizes are conducive to learning, our facilities top-notch, and our graduate program is fairly priced in comparison to the competition.

MBA Program
MBA Program
The MBA Program at the Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business is a program which includes a full array of core courses, elective courses and several optional specializations. Learn More

MBA Dual Program
MBA Dual Degrees
In the Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business Graduate Program we accommodate and encourage students with a desire to pursue two graduate degrees simultaneously. Learn More

MS Accounting
MS Accounting
The MS Accounting program offers a specialization in either Tax or Financial Accounting. Learn More

MBA International Business Tour
MS Economics
The Master of Science in Economics is a full-time, 45 quarter-unit program designed to provide advanced preparation in economics. Learn More