The program focus is on helping create a stronger conceptual and practical foundation for students who wish to pursue an undergraduate business certificate. All Pre-MBA students are required to take and pass all required courses to meet the Pre-MBA certificate requirements. Upon completing the program, a general Pre-MBA business certificate will be awarded to students.
This certificate program is designed to give students a foundation in business administration. The program is open to students who have completed at least 56 units of university courses. Courses in this certificate program focus on developing the oral and written English proficiency and academic foundation in accounting, marketing, operations and more to be successful in business or in an MBA program.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
Optional Practical Training (OPT) offers international students the opportunity to work up to one full year in the United States after nine months of full-time study. Please confirm eligibility for OPT with the admissions coordinator.
Lam Family College of Business
The Lam Family College of Business at San Francisco State University is a leading institution of business education in the San Francisco Bay Area, with an emphasis on preparing students to succeed in an economy that is global in nature. The college's commitment to sustainable business, diversity, social justice and global partnerships echoes their core philosophy of responsible leadership. As one of the top-ranked public universities, they have been recognized worldwide for their investments in diversity, social responsibility and visionary academics.