College of Business Administration Overview

Student Services Building

SDSU College of Business History:

Business courses at SDSU have been taught as far back as 1922 in the Division of Social Sciences. Today's College was formed in 1955 and became one of the first business schools in the California State University system to become accredited by AACSB in 1959. Since then the College has grown into one of the largest and most prestigious business schools in Southern California. The College has made a substantial impact on the region's and nation's business environment having educated many of today's business leaders.

Dean:
   Dr. George Belch (interim dean)
    gbelch@mail.sdsu.edu
    (619) 594-0206
Associate Dean:
   Dr. David Ely
   david.ely@sdsu.edu
   (619) 594-6842
Assistant Dean:
    Dr. Tita Gray
    tgray@mail.sdsu.edu
    (619) 594-5852
Mailing Address:
    San Diego State University
    College of Business Administration
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182-8230
Phone
    (619) 594-5259
    business@sdsu.edu

Distinguished Alumni

College Advisory Board

Founded: 1955
AACSB Accreditation: 1959

The Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy AACSB Accreditation: 1982

Fall 2015 Enrollment:
5055 undergraduates
590 graduates
46 Executive MBA
22 Sports MBA

Number of College of Business Alumni: 52,000+

Number of Business Student Organizations: 18

Number of Tenured/Tenure-track Faculty: 71

Number of Lecturers: 65

Number of Staff: 38
 
2016 Nation Among Public Universities Publication
Undergraduate Business Program 93 58 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate Entrepreneur Program 21 8 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate International Business Program 9 5 U.S. News & World Report
Part-time MBA Program 109 63 U.S. News & World Report
2015 Nation Among Public Universities Publication
Undergraduate Business Program 93 58 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate International Business Program 10 5 U.S. News & World Report
Graduate Business Program 87 50 U.S. News & World Report
Best Value Master's of Management Programs 16 6 Value Colleges
Part-time MBA Program 101 58 U.S. News & World Report
Best MBA School for Veterans 17 12 Military Times

Undergraduate

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • General Business
  • Information Systems
  • International Business (joint with the College of Arts & Letters)
  • Management (specializations in Entrepreneurship and Human Resources)
  • Marketing (specializations in Integrated Marketing Communications and Professional Selling & Sales Management

Graduate

  • MBA
  • MSA
  • MSIS
  • Executive MBA
  • Sports Business MBA
  • MSBA in Financial & Tax Planning

Centers & Institutes

  • Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER)
  • Centre for Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC)
  • The Corky McMillin Center for Real Estate
  • Corporate Governance Institute (CGI)
  • Lavin Entrepreneurship Center
  • Institute for Inclusiveness and Diversity in Organizations (IIDO)
  • Small Business Consulting Center (SBCC)