Our curriculum is designed to lead you to create impact at your career destination. Even our most prestigious alumni in leadership positions recall the business fundamentals they learned in their first year at UCLA Anderson. This powerful set of tools leads you into a more flexible, experiential curriculum in your second year, which includes our real-world master’s thesis to give you unparalleled access to organizations both regionally and globally.




Business Fundamentals

Through nine core courses, develop a solid business foundation that will carry you through every stage of your career, helping you to cultivate a mindset that will lead to your ideal professional life.

Specialization Options

By winter quarter of your first year, you choose your own academic journey of elective courses. You may choose to pursue one or two of our academic specializations that align with your target function. You may also build your own elective path by combining electives from multiple specializations.

Real-World Master's Thesis

UCLA Anderson’s capstone field study project gives you hands-on client experience and allows you to research and recommend strategic solutions for some of the top companies in the world. You can opt for the Applied Research Management program or embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and launch your own company through the Business Creation Option.

Capstone Project

Meet Our Faculty

With the help of true experts in their disciplines, you’ll gain an expansive view of key business fundamentals through our nine core courses. Our faculty are both tireless researchers in their fields and experienced L.A. business leaders, so you benefit from a broad set of perspectives.

Academic Centers

Our specialized academic centers give you access to cutting-edge research, conferences and case competitions. You can also leverage their networks of alumni, industry experts and local business professionals to help you achieve your goals.


Global Options

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