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Master in Business Administration - MBA

August 2023


Title:Master in Business Administration
Approval:RPC-SO-44-No.518-2014, 10 de diciembre de 2014
Aprobación Actualizada CES: RPC-SO-16-No.335-2020, 15 de julio de 2020
Duration of the program:Periods: 3
Summers: 1
Subjects: 15
Credits: 41
Addressed to:Professional with a university degree that proves managerial experience in areas related to business management: sales, marketing, finance, human resources, operations, logistics, purchasing, foreign trade, strategy, managerial communication and has the potential to lead entrepreneurial teams or projects.
Schedule:Class sessions 3 days a week.
Parallel 1: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Parallel 2*: Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
*Parallel 2 will open only when parallel 1 is complete.
Investment:Registration: $1,952
Tariff: $19,525
Total: $21,477
Application exam dates:

Saturday, October 22 2022
Saturday, November 19 2022



Academic Mesh

Period 1

Self-growth workshopMMBA61012
Management accountingMMBA60015
Economics for businessMMBA60023
Sustainable businessMMBA61021

Period 2

Financial managementMMBA60034
Marketing management: MerchandiseMMBA60044
Leadership workshopMMBA61031

Period 3 Summer

Supply chainMMBA60054
Entrepreneurship and innovationMMBA70313
Preparation of the final projectMMBA7983T2

Period 4

Strategic directionMMBA70113
Human talent managementMMBF70013
Elective courseMMBA2
Final project developmentMMBA7993T3
Postgraduate colloquiumsCOPOS1



Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Pay the application package to Universidad San Francisco de Quito through the online portal for the concept of "Postgraduate application process".
  • Complete the application form and the registration document for the entrance exam.
  • Take entrance exam. To do this, refer to the admissions process. Take an English proficiency exam.
  • For the USFQ School of Business master's degrees, it is required to present a certificate of proficiency in English issued by the Department of Foreign Languages ​​USFQ - DLE through one of the following options:
    • Taking the exam that will take place the same day that the entrance exam will be taken. The result will indicate the level of English that the applicant has.
    • Validation by the USFQ Department of Foreign Languages ​​of a certificate issued by an internationally recognized language institute that certifies the level of proficiency achieved. It will be considered valid, as long as no more than two years have elapsed since its issuance.
    • Certificate of equivalence to the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​from the USFQ Department of Foreign Languages ​​of the results of the TOEFL or Cambridge exams, valid for a maximum of two years.
    • In the case of USFQ Alumni, applicants may directly request the certificate at the USFQ Department of Foreign Languages ​​– DLE.

Applicants must demonstrate a level of proficiency in English in relation to the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Foreign Languages ​​(CEFR).


Sending letters of admission

The Admissions Office will notify you via email of the results of your application and selection process.


Applicants who have passed the first stage of the process must satisfactorily complete the following:

Entrega y validación de documentación básica

  • Third level title
  • Title registration at SENESCYT
  • Degree certificate with note
  • Official record of notes
  • Citizenship card or passport
  • Certificate from the Department of Foreign Languages ​​USFQ – DLE, certifying the level of English

Delivery and validation of specific documentation

  • Updated resume
  • Personal data form
  • Two letters of professional recommendation, which must be sent personally by the person who issues the documents. The envelope must be sealed and cannot be tampered with by the applicant.
  • Personal essay


Once the applicants have submitted all the documentation, they will be invited to a personal interview.


More information and advice

Karolina Báez
Coordinadora Comercial

Edificio Hayek H-100K
02-297-1700 ext.1582

Why study at USFQ?

Liberal arts university

The liberal arts, an educational philosophy in which all disciplines of knowledge have equal importance, allows us to train free individuals, aware of their surroundings, entrepreneurs, self-confident, creative and without conditioning.

“Autonomy properly understood is the beginning of freedom. Freedom with responsibility is the law of the university.”

Santiago Gangotena

We train critical thinking leaders with a liberal and entrepreneurial spirit.

The future Master in Business Administration will achieve:

Efficiently and productively manage the human, financial and physical resources of an organization to guarantee its sustainability over time.

Look at the business world with a holistic vision, beyond the traditional conception of the market, thanks to the liberal arts approach promoted by USFQ.

Design strategies for the creation of new businesses.

Identify unethical behaviors in himself, in his colleagues and in his environment to correct them towards behaviors committed to the well-being of society.

Identify opportunities for linking actors to promote development projects of national interest.

Build organizations that respect the environment, oriented towards sustainability and the recovery of natural resources.

International week

The Master of Business Administration includes an international week at one of our partner universities.

EDEM, school located in Valencia- Spain, created by and for entrepreneurs. It has more than 15 years of experience and is part of the Marina de Empresa ecosystem, a group of 3 institutions that make up the perfect place to develop initiatives and the individual talent of its students.

Babson College, leading university in entrepreneurship located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States. Since its inception in 1919, it prepares and empowers business leaders who create, cultivate and manage sustainable economic and social value with a global reach.

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