Program Highlights

Ideal for people who want grounding in core business skills while they also pursue an area of expertise, the Cal Lutheran MBA features a rigorous curriculum that can be customized by pursuing one of our emphasis areas.


Our MBA program is designed to be flexible for the convenience of full-time students and working professionals alike. Whichever emphasis area you choose, you will also find a variety of options to fit your education into your busy lifestyle.

  • Flexible class scheduling, including online, evenings, and weekend intensives
  • Flexible degree completion date—you decide your pace. Course terms and calendar
  • Locations in Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, and Westlake Village

Experiential Learning and Community Engagement

There is no substitute, in any education, for the value of hands-on work and experience in your chosen field. Your MBA from Cal Lutheran will emphasize putting your learning to the test, honing your skills, and building the relationships necessary to succeed.

  • The MBA capstone course provides students the opportunity to take their education and apply it to business through their work on consulting projects for leading local organizations, including The Reagan Foundation, Girl Scouts of Central CA, Centre for Neuroscience, VFW Simi Valley, and Sloane LED.
  • Internships are a great way for pre-experienced students to gain work experience in some of the area’s top companies, including Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, United Way of Ventura County, Procore Technologies, Citizen's Business Bank, PennyMac Loan Services, Priva Inc., Pure Spectrum Inc.
  • Our study abroad program offers many opportunities to gain international experience and expand your global network through travel seminars to China, Thailand, Vietnam, France, England, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, and Australia.
  • At our Westlake Center is Hub101, a co-work and incubation space for the regional start-up community, offering classes, seminars, speakers, and an ideal networking and creative environment for entrepreneurial enterprises.
  • The School of Management hosts a series of popular events throughout the year where students can interact with business and community leaders. Events include the Entrepreneur Speaker Series, PRiME Competition, New Venture Competition, ACG Cup, Drinks with the Dean, and more.