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BBA-MBA Accelerated Program

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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The 3+1 BBA-MBA Accelerated program is for students who want to get both their BBA in Management and an MBA in just four years.

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Woodbury’s 3+1 program combines both a BBA in Management and an Master’s in Business Administration, enabling students to earn both their undergraduate degree and an MBA in just four years. (Or less for transfer students.)  Note: A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to be  admitted into this intensive program.

Woodbury’s School of Business holds AACSB accreditation, which is granted to less than five percent of all business programs worldwide. And Woodbury’s degree programs meet the business education needs of today’s diverse and innovative economy.



Top reasons to get your management and MBA degrees at Woodbury:

  • Highest level of accreditation for business schools worldwide (in the top 5%)
  • Networking: Woodbury’s location warrants numerous internship and networking opportunities
  • Small class sizes means better student-faculty interaction
  • Great faculty: teaching scholars and practitioners with impressive track records
  • Diversity: A mind-broadening environment with faculty and students from many cultures and backgrounds.
  • Creativity and entrepreneurship: Our alumni are owners/managers of several businesses with global exposure.
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Internships and Careers

Woodbury puts a strong emphasis on practiced-based education, requiring students throughout the university to do internships as part of their program. Given Woodbury’s location in the heart of one of the world’s entertainment and financial centers, students have ample opportunities to intern at a variety of prominent organizations.

Internship opportunities:

  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Space Exploration Technologies
  • Bank of America
  • US Bank
  • American Cancer Society
  • City National Bank
  • Pacific Medical Pharmacy
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The World Networks
  • Glendale Adventist Medical
  • DreamWorks Animation SKG
  • Providence Health Services
  • NBC Universal
  • Aramark Uniform Services
  • Sony Network Entertainment
  • The Rubicon Project
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Aflac
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • The Motion Picture Industry Pension Plan

Internships are a required component of the BBA degree in Management.

Companies that have hired Woodbury’s MBA graduates include:

  • Bank of America
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Ernst & Young
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Honda Corporation
  • JPL


Intimate classrooms, a state-of-the-art auditorium, MAC and PC computer labs, on-campus library, and art galleries.

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The 3+1 BBA/MBA program is an intensive, year-round curriculum. See the courses that you’ll take as  part of the 3+1 program:

Course Requirements

Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Interdisciplinary Core Courses
Environmental Studies
Elementary Algebra
Ethical Systems
Unrestricted Elective (WRIT 100)

Legal Environment of Business
Public Speaking
Academic Writing 1
Information Theory and Practice
Art History Course
Unrestricted Elective (MATH 149)

Academic Writing 2
Business Statistics

Financial Accounting
Management Organizational Behavior
Management Information Systems
Introduction to Psychology
Natural Science Course with Lab
Business Math

Managerial Accounting
Principles of Marketing
Organizational Communication
Humanities Course
Transdisciplinary Seminar

Financial Management
Business Ethics

Social Political Environment of Business
Global Enterprise
Small Business Management
Managing Change and Conflict
Operations Methods
General Education Elective

Leadership Theory and Practice
Management Major Elective
Management Major Elective
General Education Elective
Project Management
Business Policy and Strategy

Management Major Elective

Financial Accounting
Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
Managing and Leading Organizations Ethically

Marketing Concepts and Strategies
MBA Elective
Managerial Finance
MBA Elective

Managerial Economics
MBA Elective
Strategic Management Consulting
MBA Elective

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Woodbury’s faculty are accomplished, caring academics and professionals dedicated to supporting the success of students throughout their academic journey. They bring their professional expertise to students and work closely with them to teach the skills and theory required to enter professional practice or pursue advanced study. Through this individual attention, Woodbury fosters close mentoring relationships between faculty and students in a supportive and encouraging environment.



AACSB International: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
ACBSP: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
WSCUC: Senior College and University Commission (formerly WASC)