60 Units

36 Units
Core Courses

24 Units
Elective Courses

(8 Units)
Transfer credit based on graduate coursework, or experience
(10 Units)
Elective courses may be taken outside of the Drucker School


The Drucker MBA integrates Peter Drucker’s management perspective with a focus on the creative economy. The full-time MBA option provides a structured yet flexible curriculum, while the part-time option accommodates the needs of working professionals. The Drucker MBA curriculum has five major features that will prepare you for success:

  • Core Drucker Principles and Applications
    Examination of the philosophy and perspectives of Peter Drucker and its applicability to contemporary business and management challenges.
  • Management and Analytics Essentials
    The organizational and technical skills that you will need to effectively build and manage businesses and organizations.
  • Customizable Concentrations
    Students can earn a formal concentration in one of seven areas such as marketing or supply chain with courses drawn from both the Drucker School and other CGU programs.
  • Ethical Judgment and Social Responsibility
    Ethical issues are embedded in all core and elective courses, and play a principal role in special topic courses on social responsibility and sustainability.
  • Practice of Management
    Courses focused on experiential learning by bringing theory into practice, as well as opportunities to engage in projects, internships and practicums in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors.

Core Curriculum

  • The Part-Time MBA Core curriculum introduces students to fundamental business knowledge through a series of courses that complement and build off each other
  • Students receive excellent training in functional areas, with particular emphasis in strategy and leadership
  • • Students have the flexibility to take their courses in the afternoon, evening or Saturdays.

Elective Flexibility

  • With a total of 36 units required for the degree, 24 elective units are incorporated in an optional concentration of their choice that aligns with their professional goals
  • The majority of Part-Time MBA elective courses are scheduled in the evening or in intensive formats to accommodate the student’s busy schedule
  • Students are advised by faculty and program staff to select electives most relevant to their fields of study and professional goals


Students have the option of pursuing a concentration based on your professional goals. Students are able to take courses outside of the Drucker School to fulfill their concentration requirements »

  • Finance
  • Global Management
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Information Technology Management
  • Supply Chain


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