not your life.
The Saint Mary’s Professional MBA was designed to be the San Francisco Bay Area’s most flexible MBA program. Complete the program in as little as 12-months or 5 years; you determine your MBA journey. Emerge from the Professional MBA program with a broader perspective to take your career to the next level.
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Graduate in as Few as 12-Months
Personalized Experiential Learning
Peer Network of Global Leaders
Future-Proof Your Career
Scholarships & Financial Aid Available
Supercharge Your Earning Potential
MBA On Your Terms
Tailor your educational timeline to your professional needs with a truly flexible and scalable MBA experience.
Our teaching-focused mission is to shape you into an innovative, confident and responsible leader while achieving and surpassing your career goals.
In addition to our general MBA, we offer five concentrations to fit the requirements of today's ever-evolving business landscape.
Deep Bay Area Roots
Established in 1863, SMC Alumni have helped shape the Bay Area. You are joining the MBA ranks of an active, successful and diverse community of trailblazers and entrepreneurs.
Professional MBA FAQs
Is the GMAT required?
We do not require the GMAT or GRE if an applicants’ GPA is above a 3.0. We recommend speaking with a Saint Mary's Professional MBA Program Advisor to learn more.
When do classes start?
Classes for the Professional MBA start in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
What are the requirements for Admission?
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from an accredited College or University
- Professional work experience is preferred. Typically, applicants to our PMBA program have two to three years of full-time, professional experience
What is AACSB accreditation?
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is a body that accredits Business Schools worldwide. Due to their high-standards and rigorous evaluations, less than 5% of Business Schools have earned AACSB accreditation.
Is the Professional MBA program STEM Certified?
The Saint Mary's Professional MBA program is not STEM Certified. However, Saint Mary's does offer Graduate Programs that are STEM Certified. Speak with a Program Advisor to learn more about our other STEM Certified programs.
How long does it take to complete the Professional MBA program?
12 months to 5 years (non-cohort with flexible schedules and waiver considerations)
What is the tuition?
Total tuition is $41,580-$68,040 or $3,780 per 4-unit course
Are there scholarships or financial aid available?
Yes. Saint Mary's has scholarship and financial aid options for qualified applicants. Learn more about options available to you from your Professional MBA (PMBA) Program Advisor.
Is the Professsional MBA program in-person or online?
The Professional MBA program is in-person but designed for the working professional with evening and weekend classes. The PMBA has a flexible curriculum that provides you the freedom to earn your MBA anywhere from 12-months to 5-years.
Can I speak with someone about the program?
Absolutely. We have Saint Mary's Program Advisors available to speak with at 925-794-8728