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School of Business
As a School of Business student, you will have numerous opportunities to experience business through internships, research and case challenges that will prepare you to take on the challenges of a global economy.
Make the workplace more efficient as a Management major. Speak the language of business to run a profitable company as an Accounting major. Project future growth as a Finance major. Or bring creative solutions to consumer’s needs as a Marketing major.
School of Business graduates are recruited by top companies and organizations around the country. They go on to work at the Big Four, Google, DHL and Amazon, as well as work as entrepreneurs, presidents and CEOs.
Majors & Minors
Freshmen students must apply to Pre-Business under the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS). The College breadth requirements and the prerequisites for a Business major are completed during the freshman and sophomore years. An application is submitted at the end of the sophomore year. Upon acceptance, students become Business majors and are then advised in the Business Department. Students from any academic major may also complete a Business minor.
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The School of Business helps students successfully transition
into a major field of study that is consistent with their aptitudes, values and goals.
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Largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system.
international business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Ranked a Top 100 Best Undergraduate Business Program nationwide.
Graduation rate for the two-year Business major.
In the Spotlight
“UCR Business has provided a competitive and rigorous academic environment that has
allowed me to challenge myself and thrive. It has taught me the fundamentals, but
then has taken me to the next step in placing me in situations that test these skills.”
- Alec Howard '18 (Finance)
“There are unlimited opportunities to get involved, from research and internships,
to social and academic student organizations. It’s all the additional opportunities
that create the complete experience.”
- Brian Murillo '17 (Accounting)
“We have opportunities to experience international business through studying abroad
and global programs around the world. I would like to work with an internationally-based
company when I graduate, and so being at UCR I feel like I’m already getting a global
- Menaka Ramprasad '18 (Marketing)
Christine Sato-Yamazaki ’92 (Business Administration) is the Chairperson for the National Veterans Network. She worked with the U.S. Congress to pass a bill awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the 100th, 442nd and MIS divisions. Sato-Yamazaki is UC Riverside’s 2012 Alumni Service Award recipient.
Lance Merker ’87 (Business) and MBA ’91 is the president and CEO of OmniUpdate, a company whose Web content management system, OU Campus, manages 700+ college websites (including the site you're reading now)!
Ernesto (Ernie) Rios ’07 (MBA) is the executive director of Pathways to Success, a coalition of institutions that improves college access and completion rates for Coachella Valley students. Rios is UCR's 2013 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipient.
Jamie Chung '05 (Economics) has appeared on MTV’s The Real World: San Diego, Once Upon A Time, Greek, Veronica Mars, and Days of Our Lives. She also played roles in Big Hero 6, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, and The Hangover Part II and III.
Highest-Paying Bachelor Degrees
Discover how much you can earn with a bachelor degree from UCR’s School of Business.
2017-2018 PayScale National College Salary Report
Based on national averages. Higher earning potential with advanced degrees.
|Early Career Pay||Mid-Career Pay|
|Operations & Supply Chain Management||$53,900||$92,400|