MBA, Master of Business Administration

Our MBA program combines core and elective business courses, a global consulting trip, and resume-building experiential learning opportunities all designed to give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

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MBA Program Overview


Barowsky School of Business’ MBA program at Dominican University of California is a unique and state-of-the-art MBA program. It includes an intensive bootcamp focused on team-building skills and a global consulting practicum involving an international trip.


A Master of Business Administration in the Bay Area with its growing, competitive workforce is invaluable. Our program offers comprehensive, interdisciplinary training in functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, marketing, management, leadership, organization behavior, executive communications, supply chain, global business, and strategy. It is designed to help you with your career change, enhance your background experience and place you on a path to a successful career in business.


The cornerstones of the Dominican MBA degree are business knowledge, critical thinking, management and change leadership, global business outlook, and socially responsible and ethical decision making. Our diverse, forward-thinking and student-oriented faculty and staff have a wealth of experience to share with you. For those interested in leading and managing in the healthcare space, the Dominican MBA program offers a new Healthcare Leadership concentration. Students benefit from working with other students in the regular MBA before branching out into their concentration.


The Dominican MBA: It’s all about location, flexibility and value.

Located just 12 miles north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge and in the heart of scenic Marin County, California, Dominican University of California offers the best value to the adventurous student. Because of our strategic location in the San Francisco Bay Area and our close proximity to Silicon Valley, we are in a unique position to leverage the entrepreneurial mindset and culture thriving in the region.


Our partnerships with various Bay Area companies enable us to prepare students for an enriching career through our professional development programs. Our students are professionals looking to expand their knowledge base and skillset. We equip them to become leaders and entrepreneurs in diverse sectors, ranging from manufacturing, technology, biomedical and healthcare to retail, energy, government and nonprofits. Our program provides a strong foundation in management, strategic leadership, global business and ethical decision-making.


Our past MBA alumni students work as professionals at leading organizations and firms such as Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Morgan Stanley, BioMarin, and Pepperwood Preserve, and in start-up companies as well as internationally.


Part-Time and Full-Time MBA programs

The Dominican MBA program is tailored to accommodate the busy lives of working professionals. It can be undertaken as a full-time, one-year program or part-time, two-year program. Part-time classes are either on Tuesday evenings or all day Saturdays. Full-time classes are both Tuesday evenings and Saturdays. We accept Fall and Spring applications.


  • - We accept a range of students with over 10 years of work experience as well as undergraduates transitioning from their Bachelor’s degree through the BA-to-MBA (4+1) program.
  • - There is no GMAT or GRE requirements for admission to the MBA program.
  • - Dominican MBA graduates tend to see immediate success from their business degree.
  • - The average reported salary for the 2015 class was greater than $100,000 annually plus benefits.

    Questions? Check out the FAQs our MBA degree program or contact Admissions.


Our 31-unit common core provides a thorough grounding in accounting, finance, marketing, operations and other business disciplines. A 3-unit strategic management capstone course integrates all of your previous coursework into a major project.

What You'll Learn

| Measurable skills and knowledge

Demonstrate abilities to integrate and apply a broad core of business knowledge.

Evaluate and interpret impact of business practices.

Skills for optimal organizational outcomes.

Understand and implement best practices.

Apply theory to practice.


Contact Office of Graduate Admissions, 415.485.3280 or [email protected]