At a Glance

Program units


Average completion time

12 months

Cost per unit


Base cost


Areas of Study

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources and Organizational Development
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management



*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. View additional tuition information.

One-Year MBA

Maximize your marketability with this accelerated one year MBA program that blends relevant coursework, internships, and international travel —all designed to help you graduate with a highly competitive master's degree in a single year.

For students interested in a traditional MBA program, APU offers the Master of Arts in Business Administration at the Azusa campus.

Program Highlights

  • Begin your master's degree the summer after you graduate with your B.A. or B.S. and finish in just 13 months.
  • Become actively involved in the local business community through internships, tackling real-world business situations.
  • Gain insight into international business practices and apply your learning through a field experience in Asia at the end of your program.
  • Optional 9-unit concentrations can enhance your marketability.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

School of Business and Management Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University receives accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, the School of Business and Management receives accreditation from the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) and is a candidate school in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Outcomes Assessment Results

Read IACBE’s Outcomes Assessment Results (PDF) to learn how we’re doing.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West, and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.

Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.