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Fast Track Business Degrees for UC Berkeley Students

UC Berkeley BCPA Student/Alumni
Degree Requirements

Students in the Berkeley Charter of Professional Accountancy (BCPA) program at UC Berkeley and alumni of this program can earn a master of management (MM) degree at Mills College in a single semester or an MBA in two semesters, putting you on the fast track to professional success. Get detailed MM or MBA degree information by clicking the appropriate link.

Master of Management (MM)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Management (MM)

BCPA program students/alumni can earn an MM degree from the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College by taking five courses (15 credits), which can be completed in as little as one semester. The program is flexible however, giving students the ability to take some courses in the summer or January terms, or to spread course work over two semesters.

The Mills MM requires a total of 10 courses (30 credits) and five BCPA courses (15 credits) can be applied toward the degree program. For a BCPA or UC Berkeley course to count toward the MM, the final grade must have been a B or better and the course must have been completed within the previous five years.

Required Courses

Mills MM Required Courses Take at BCPA Take at Mills
MGMT 230 Marketing Management   X
MGMT 244 Leadership and Ethics   X
MGMT 278 Social Impact Consulting*   X
MGMT 214 Financial Accounting X  
Elective: Accounting (Quantitative Track) X  
Elective: Accounting (Quantitative Track) X  
Elective: Accounting X  
Elective: Accounting X  
Elective   X
Elective   X

* MGMT 278 Social Impact Consulting is required only for students who complete the MM in a single semester.  Students who choose to take longer to complete the MM can select any elective course including, but not limited to, MGMT 278.

Elective Curriculum
(a minimum of 15 semester course credits)

Students are free to choose any combination of electives that earn at least 15 semester course credits. The electives provide an opportunity for students to strengthen their general business knowledge or focus on a particular area by completing a concentration in:

View our complete list of elective courses.

Some courses outside of MGMT can also be taken as electives toward the MM and MBA. Students interested in this option should seek prior approval from the Dean's office before enrolling in these courses.


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

BCPA program students/alumni can earn an MBA from the Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College by taking 10 courses (30 credits), which can be completed in as little as two semesters. The Mills MBA requires 17 courses (51 credits) and seven BCPA courses (21 credits) can be counted toward the degree program. For a BCPA or UC Berkeley course to count toward the MBA, the final grade must have been a B or better and the course must have been completed within the previous five years.

Students can complete the Mills MBA in two semesters by taking five courses (15 credits) per semester. The program is flexible however, giving students the ability to take some courses in the summer or January terms, or to spread course work over more than two semesters.

Required Courses

Mills MBA Required Courses Take at BCPA Take at Mills
MGMT 209 Economics for Managers    X
MGMT 216 Corporate Finance    X
MGMT 226 Management Information Systems   X
MGMT 230 Marketing Management    X
MGMT 232 Operations Management   X
MGMT 234 Management and Organizational Development   X
MGMT 244 Leadership and Ethics   X
MGMT 263 Quantitative Methods    X
MGMT 279 Applied Economic Analysis   X
MGMT 290 Strategic Management   X
MGMT 214 Financial Accounting X  
MGMT 215 Managerial Accounting X  
Elective: Advanced Accounting  X  
Elective: Advanced Accounting  X  
Elective: Advanced Accounting  X  
Elective: Advanced Accounting  X  
Elective: Advanced Accounting  X  

UC Berkeley Course Equivalencies

BCPA students/alumni who have completed other qualifying courses at UC Berkeley that are equivalent to required MBA courses can transfer in those credits and choose to substitute electives. All students must complete at least 10 courses (30 credits) at Mills to earn a Mills MBA.

Some course equivalencies include:

UC Berkeley Course Fulfills this Mills MBA Required Course
ECON 100A + 100B;
ECON 101A + 101B;
IAS 106 + 107;
UGBA 101A + 101B  
MGMT 209 Economics for Managers
ECON 136, IGBA 103 MGMT 216 Corporate Finance
STAT 20; STAT 21;
STAT 131A; STAT 134;
STAT C8 + STAT 88
MGMT 263 Quantitative Methods

 

 

 
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Last Updated: 6/9/17