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With this MBA you will gain an advanced and innovative business education designed to develop leaders with the highest ethical standards, professional integrity, excellence and competency. The curriculum is locally focused and globally aware, offering national and international travel and fieldwork opportunities. You will gain first-hand experience with both local and international business perspectives and the chance to apply leadership and teamwork skills. Air travel and lodging costs are included in the tuition.


  • Cohort of up to 20 students meet one evening per week
  • Online courses included
  • Experienced and highly rated university faculty
  • Travel overseas
  • Designed to fit your busy schedule
  • Integrates Christian ethical perspectives and business processes

Career opportunities

An MBA degree is a career accelerator, providing graduates greater managerial skills, a better understanding of businesses and organizations and increased salary potential. A global perspective ensures that graduates are able to understand global business issues and how they affect local businesses.

Program director

Michelle Bradford, PsyD
Michelle Bradford, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor, Business and MBA Program Director


Andrew Shinn
Andrew Shinn

Instructor, Business

Breck Harris, Ed.D.
Breck Harris, Ed.D.

Professor School of Business

Admission requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • GRE, GMAT or MAT Gresults if GPA is below 3.0
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
  • Resume
  • One current professional reference form
  • Statement of intent
  • Program Interview Verification Form
  • Letter of petition for students with a GPA under 3.0


  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Statistics

Course listing


ACCT 220Principles of Accounting I4
BUS 465Statistics3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3

Required Courses (track 1: cohort is meeting one weekend in a month 40 Units track 2: cohort is meeting once in a week 41 Units)*

MBA 700Global Economics3
MBA 705Global Managerial Accounting3
MBA 710Marketing in a Global Economy3
MBA 725Strategic Financial Management3
MBA 730Research Methods3
MBA 720Management in Global Business3
MBA 760Advanced Finance3
MBA 750International Business Field Experience3
MBA 714Entreprenuerial Immersion3
MBA 745Operations Management in Global Business3
MBA 735Regional Business Field Experience: National Travel1
MBA 755Strategic Management in Global Business3
MBA 765Law, Ethics and Values in a Global Environment3
MBA 770CBusiness Plan III2
MBA 770BBusiness Plan II1

Credits / Units: 1-2

MBA 770ABusiness Plan I1

Credits / Units: 1-2

State Authorization

State authorization is a federal requirement in the HigherEducation Act that requires institutions to be authorized in the state in which online programs are offered. Fresno Pacific University works regularly with individual state authorization agencies to meet each state's requirements. Currently, Fresno Pacific University has received authorization to offer online degree programs in all but six states: Georgia, Michigan, New York, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.

For the latest updates on the status of FPU's authorization in your state, contact your FPU Admissions representative.