4+1 MBA Option

If you're an undergraduate business major at Cal Lutheran, you can earn your MBA in only one year by taking MBA courses during your senior year.

  • Save time and earn your MBA faster
  • Save money by taking MBA courses as part of your undergraduate tuition
  • Design your own graduate educational experience
  • Build a network of working professionals and students from around the world

How do I get admitted?

  • Admission is based on having senior status at Cal Lutheran and a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Contact the MBA Graduate Admissions Office at (805) 493-3325 or clugrad@callutheran.edu to learn how to apply for the MBA program

MBA students

How do I take MBA courses?

  • Meet with an MBA advisor to make your course selections.
  • Start taking MBA courses during the fall or spring semesters of your senior year
  • Take up to a total of 3 MBA courses during your senior year
  • If you continue attending the MBA program as a full-time student after completing your undergraduate degree, you can earn your MBA in just one year
  • With evening, weekend, and online courses, as well as short term study abroad options you have the flexibility to complete your MBA while still pursuing your career aspirations!
  • Graduate course options available to meet prerequisite requirements

What are the costs?

  • During your senior year, the MBA courses will be included in your normal tuition as long as you take 12 undergraduate credits and do not exceed 18 total credits per semester

  • Once fully admitted to the MBA program, the tuition is the regular tuition per credit for MBA courses at Cal Lutheran