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Message from the Director

Dr. William Cordeiro

We are pleased to offer our integrative and innovative MBA program designed for working professionals in Southern California. CSU Channel Island’s MBA program is the result of benchmarking against the best business programs in the country and meets the new “assurances of learning standards” required for AACSB accreditation. Our program features integrated modules that cross functional disciplines, a common cohort experience, and team teaching and learning. Consistent with the University’s mission, there is an emphasis on graduating business leaders with a global and multicultural perspective. Our MBA is an example of our focus on making a difference not only in the lives and careers of our students, but also in the vitality of the Ventura County region.

If you have any questions about the program or the application process,
please call (805) 437-2748.


William P. Cordeiro, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs   
Director, MBA Program


CSU Channel Island’s MBA program is designed to develop business leaders capable of working in an increasingly multicultural and global environment. Key elements include:

  • A Common Cohort Experience
  • Evening and/or Weekend Classes
  • Online Foundations of Business courses
  • Focus on International Business and Entrepreneurial Innovation
  • Study Abroad Option
  • Real-World Orientation


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