MBA Curriculum

The MBA program at Presidio Graduate School consists of 9 required courses and 3 courses from one of four specialty concentrations for a total of 12 courses. Students select the specialty concentration that best matches their interest and career objective. Each course is designed to build on previous courses and integrate with concurrent courses. The curriculum is designed around three program foundations.

First Term Classes

SUST6100: Systems, Sustainability, and Social Justice

SUST6120: Economy and Society – Governance and Business

SUST6140: Data, Information Literacy, and Decision Making

LDR6100: Personal Development and Communication

Second Term Classes

SUST6200: Engagement: Connecting Brands and Customers

SUST6220: Operations and Supply Chain Management

SUST6240: Financial Systems

LDR6200: Leadership and Team Performance

Third Term Classes – Choose a Specialized Concentration:

Energy, Climate & Social Responsibility

ECS6300: Energy Systems for Sustainability

ECS6320: Global Energy Markets and Policy

ECS6340: Climate and Social Responsibility

LDR6300: Organizational Leadership

Innovation for Sustainable Solutions

INN6300: New Ventures and Product Innovation – Entrepreneurship

INN6320: Innovative Organizations – Intrapreneurship

INN6340: Emerging Technology-to-Market

LDR6300: Organizational Leadership

Multisector Solutions & Public-Private Partnerships

MSS6240: Research Methods and Policy Evaluation

MSS6300: Multisector Solutions for Sustainable Partnerships

MSS6340: Capstone – Fieldwork Implementation Practicum

LDR6300: Organizational Leadership

Sustainable Finance

FIN6300: Sustainable Investing for Measurable Impact and Profit

FIN6320: Capital Structures and Technology for Impactful Financial Markets

FIN6340:  Multisector Financial Solutions for Sustainable Global and Local Societies

LDR6300: Organizational Leadership

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning (EL) is a key part of our educational program. Students are paired with an organization and work with them over the course of a semester on a specific project. Through this living case study methodology, students gain practical experience applying the skills and concepts learned in class and gain relevant work experience to support career development.

EL projects are a required component of the following courses:

SUST6200: Engagement: Connecting Brands and Customers

SUST6220: Operations and Supply Chain Management

INN6320: Innovative Organizations – Intrapreneurship