stand out in today's business world

A Hassle-Free MBA Built with The Power of Experiential Learning

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Build Your EXPERIENCE by Working with Real Businesses

The CiAM Student Consulting model is a unique part of our school not found in any other university. Every unique consulting project provides unbeatable experiences, helping you create a compelling portfolio that distinguishes you from your peers. To date, CiAM students have done over 100 consulting reports for local and international businesses.

How To get Started

Step One:

Speak to an Admissions Counselor


Step Two:

Learn about Enrollment & Financing


Step Three:

Launch Your Education



CiAM is a boutique university specializing in one single, revolutionary MBA program, designed to provide you with "battle ready" business skills for today's ever changing business world. Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, enhance value to your existing employer, or transition to a new career, the California Institute of Advanced Management's MBA program will help get you where you want to go.

Future Students

CiAM's unique personality rests on the bedrock values of academic excellence, integrity, and the fulfillment of duty to our society.


Academics & Faculty

As an innovative and revolutionary non-profit educational institution, CiAM offers only PhD faculty and an advanced hands-on approach to business courses that rival any other university in the US.

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MBA Course Projects

Engage with real businesses in class, put theory into practice, gain business skills you can take anywhere, and build a portfolio of up to 8 consulting projects by the time you graduate.

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International Students

International Students can find detailed Admissions, Application, and F-1 Visa instructions by visiting this page.

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Why Choose CiAM?

Our mission is to take people who want to change the world and turn them into leaders equipped with the knowledge and experience to do so.

No GMAT/GRE Requirement

No Tests or Exams

No Extra Cost for Textbooks

Enhanced Online Learning Technology

Scholarships and Fellowships Available

CPT & OPT Programs Available

Only Dedicated, Expert PhD Faculty

Small, Intimate Class Sizes (20:1 faculty ratio)

1-Year & 2-Year Program Options

MBA Program at a Glance:

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For Prospective Students:

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Study with Confidence

CIAM is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and has received candidacy with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.







Our story is told through our people—a community of amazing students, passionate faculty, and accomplished alumni who continue to build the CiAM family.

Srini Santhanam

"Other universities are not doing what CIAM is doing: real-world consulting, including experiential learning and thinking on your feet. That is what makes this program unique." 

Erika Tan

"CIAM provided me with professional business experience that is absolutely invaluable to me as a working professional now...I am forever grateful to CIAM for the practical knowledge and skills that I walked away with."

Edward Martinez

"The university’s unique teaching structure has contributed to the enhancement of my leadership and communication skills through every consulting engagement and exposure to the 'real-world experience."

Miranda Lam

"CIAM’s rigorous, dynamic courses challenged me to perform in many areas, from public speaking to conducting and producing professional business consulting reports. I am very grateful for the education I have received at CIAM."


Campus Announcements:

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Campus Holiday
Labor Day 2018
CIAM's Campus will be closed on Sept. 3rd, 2018 for Labor Day.
September 3rd, 2018
Featured Event:
Campus Holiday
Indigenous Peoples' Day
CIAM's campus will be closed on Oct 8, 2018 for Indigenous Peoples' Day.
October 8th, 2018

Discover How CiAM's MBA will Enhance Your Career

Take the first step to to refine your knowledge, learn valuable skills and distinguish yourself from your peers. Fill out the form to learn how our MBA program is design to change your life.

"Someday" starts now. Experience is calling.

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