University of San Francisco - School of Management

Introduction

Be a leader. Build productive and compassionate organizations. Be a force for positive change in the world. The University of San Francisco’s School of Management is at the epicenter of global innovation and can help you develop the skills to excel in today’s dynamic business, government and nonprofit environments. Our internationally recognized faculty is committed to teaching you what you need to succeed, including the hallmarks of Jesuit education — social justice and global citizenship.

Why the USF School of Management?

When you join the USF School of Management you join a university committed to developing compassionate and productive leaders. Our mission is to challenge you to reimagine business and management to create a more humane and just world. We demand academic excellence in the service of humankind. We broaden your understanding of today’s global marketplace. We are located in the heart of San Francisco, one of the most intense business ecosystems in the world, which allows us to provide students with unparalleled access to high tech, biotech, finance, venture capital, and entrepreneurial leaders. In addition to the unparalleled real-world application throughout your education at the School of Management, our student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1 for a highly-engaged and individualized learning experience. We bring together students from across the globe to learn both the academic fundamentals of contemporary entrepreneurship and innovation as well as hard-earned business experience and insights from entrepreneurs and business professionals. Our alumni represent 117 industries in 50 states, 9 US territories, and 97 countries around the world. Discover exceptional graduate academic programs, faculty of the highest caliber, and a student and alumni community that is actively changing the world from here. We are an AACSB-accredited institution, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide.

Life at the USF School of Management

Life at USF is more than sitting in a classroom. Students at the School of Management enjoy rich educational experiences that prepare them for today’s dynamic marketplace, from real-world consulting projects and global immersion programs to renowned speakers and interactions with a student and alumni network that is changing the world.

School of Management Faculty

USF School of Management’s faculty are committed to outstanding teaching and are driven by a dual emphasis on academic rigor and social justice. Our educators, practitioners, and scholars provide students with a wealth of international experience in management problems and practices. Their research is sparked by intellectual curiosity and enriched by contributions from academics, and government, nonprofit and business leaders from around the world. The faculty is dedicated to innovative research and best practices, creating a learning environment characterized by high-quality scholarship and mindful attention to the societal impact of their work. They serve our community, our city, and our world through editorial boards, pro bono consulting, boards of directors, and through service-learning projects embedded in their curricula.

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Programs

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MSc

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Campus Full time 12 months August 2019 USA San Francisco Taiwan Taipei + 2 more

Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself. [+]

Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself.

During this one-year master's degree, take an entrepreneurial journey to launch your new career.

Join small classes of motivated students, experience a cutting-edge curriculum, and leverage the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem.

USF delivers essential theoretical, applied, and experiential learning to help you launch your new career or new venture.

Develop your career as an innovative leader who will help fashion a more humane and equitable world through the creation of products, services, and new ventures that serve communities around the globe.... [-]


Master in Organizational Development

Campus Full time 21 months August 2019 USA San Francisco

The M.S. in Organization Development (MSOD) program empowers professionals to lead change through collaboration and mutually trusting relationships in the organizational system. [+]

Develop the skills to address contemporary organizational challenges, lead change initiatives and increase effectiveness.

Learn to enhance organizational effectiveness and resiliency with relevant theory and interdisciplinary knowledge. Acquire skills in organizational assessment, diagnosis, implementation, and evaluation that will prepare you to assume a leadership role. Our program was designed with working professionals in mind. Evening and weekend class times accommodate your busy schedule, while small class sizes and a unique cohort system promote richer relationships and a more hands-on experience.

The M.S. in Organization Development (MSOD) program empowers professionals to lead change through collaboration and mutually trusting relationships in the organizational system. Students study theories and models of OD, practice participatory action research and develop skills to effectively contribute to, manage, and lead teams. The MSOD program values self-awareness, self-care, reflection, and compassion as building blocks of change. The MSOD program curriculum is designed around four essential elements that define the field: reflection (self-as-instrument), diagnosis, implementation, and evaluation.... [-]


Master of Information Systems

Campus Full time 24 months August 2019 USA San Francisco San Jose + 1 more

Become an expert in helping companies succeed with information technology. Earn your Master of Science in Information Systems at the University of San Francisco. [+]

Become an expert in helping companies succeed with information technology. Earn your Master of Science in Information Systems at the University of San Francisco.

Build a foundation for long-term career success. The MS Information Systems degree program’s curriculum is based on nationally approved curriculum recommendations Earn your degree while working full-time.Attend evening classes that meet one or two evenings a week, and on occasional Saturdays. The typical program duration is less than two years, including 36 units. Who are your classmates?Learn from your cohort, a network of talented students representing a range of fields. This program is designed for working professionals balancing personal, professional, and academic commitments. Program Overview Typical program length is less than 24 months, with 36 units Attend four-hour classes on one or two nights a week Two years of professional work experience preferred Offered at the USF San Jose campus Details ... [-]

Master

Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management

Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 Spain Barcelona USA San Francisco Taiwan Taipei + 4 more

Gain firsthand, multicultural business experience across three continents with the USF Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management degree. [+]

Gain firsthand, multicultural business experience across three continents with the USF Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management degree.

Immerse yourself in an unmatched global business experience that takes you to Barcelona, Taipei, and San Francisco to study entrepreneurship and management through the lens of each city’s unique business culture.

Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management Courses are taught in English Study four months in each participating city Graduate in one year All three participating universities fall within approximately the 12% of top business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) The program is developed jointly through the three participating Universities University of San Francisco (San Francisco, USA) IQS School of Management - Universitat Ramon Llull, Instituto Químico de Sarrià (Barcelona, Spain) Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei, Taiwan) Degree Features ... [-]

Master of Nonprofit Administration

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 21 months August 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Develop a deeper understanding of nonprofit management as you investigate the political, economic, legal and social environments of nonprofit organizations. [+]

Earn a 12-month, specialized Master of Nonprofit Administration degree in the dynamic setting of downtown San Francisco.

The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) at University of San Francisco’s School of Management prepares nonprofit professionals to leadership and managerial positions in the nonprofit and social sector. In line with the University’s motto change the world from here the MNA program promotes competent nonprofit leaders and effective managers for innovative, strategic and systemic solutions to make the world a better place. Its carefully designed curriculum and embedded experiential learning enhance managerial competencies and leadership capacity in the area of:... [-]


Master of Public Administration

Online Campus Part time 21 months August 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community. [+]

Navigate the intersection of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Translate theory into practice and begin implementing policy that supports your community.

Our MPA program prioritizes hands-on experience that prepares you to address the public interest through the collection and analysis of evidence essential for implementing public service strategies.

A flexible class schedule helps working professionals balance their busy lives, while small class sizes promote one-on-one attention and deeper relationship building.

About the Master of Public Administration Program Typical program length is 21 months with 38 units. Classes offered on Saturday. Preferred but not required - two years of professional work experience, including internships. A wide range of scholarship and financial aid options. Classes begin each fall at the USF Downtown San Francisco campus. Also offered in fall, spring and summer, 100% online. Accredited by NASPAA, the foremost membership organization of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, public affairs, and public & nonprofit management in the US and around the world. Ranked among the Best Public Affairs Programs by the U.S. News & World Report. A Health Services Administration concentration offers students a specialized public management degree designed for a career in the U.S. healthcare system. The MPA program is also offered 100% online. ... [-]

Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 22 months August 2019 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

There is no city in the world like San Francisco. Transform your career in the SF Bay Area with the USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis.

Unrivalled Location

The USF location can directly impact career outcomes. Our downtown campus puts you in the heart of the San Francisco financial district. You’ll build your professional network with leading financial firms and global companies located just blocks away.

Student Experience

Designed for recent graduates and students in the early stages of their careers, the full-time MSFA is a one-and-a-half-year program that includes a Research Project or Academic Immersion.

The Latest Technology and CertificationsAcquire essential skills for analyzing financial data through Bloomberg lab terminals in our dedicated trading room, and earn highly sought-after Bloomberg certificates and expertise.... [-]


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USF School of Management Downtown Campus

Address University of San Francisco 101 Howard Street San Francisco, CA
94105 San Francisco, California, USA
Website http://www.usfca.edu/management/
Phone +1 415-422-2221

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