Program Description

At the Drucker School, we understand that you are looking for a degree that will support your own professional journey, whether it takes you up the corporate ladder or to new destinations.

Our AACSB-accredited MBA prepares you for success by combining Peter Drucker’s classic philosophy on business with practice-based learning that puts those principles into action. The program’s unique organization around four main modules—the innovative Drucker Signature Platform, People & Strategy, Analysis & Decision-Making, and a concentration of your choice—means you will earn an MBA that sets you apart from the crowd. 

Program Highlights

• The Drucker Signature Platform, based on the life work and key principles of Peter Drucker, trains you to be an effective leader. In our professional and leadership practicums, you will examine industries, organizations, and jobs in conjunction with Drucker alumni, faculty, and staff to prepare you to take your career to the next level.

• Our Drucker Career Strategy Office will work with you even before you start the program to complete assessments, identify options, and develop a plan for your career success. 

• As a Drucker MBA student, you will connect with renowned faculty and collaborate with diverse classmates from around the globe while maintaining small and intimate class sizes and an excellent student-faculty ratio of 15:1.

• The Drucker MBA provides scheduling flexibility that allows you to complete your studies at a full-time or part-time pace with classes available on nights and weekends.

• Your MBA is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the highest standard for business education.

• From Japan to Costa Rica to New Zealand, our Global Immersion courses let you travel to a country of focus for an intensive week of business and alumni meetings, onsite corporate visits, and cultural activities.

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About the School

The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management prepares leaders with powerful, ethical, and universal management skills. We offer customizable programs grounded in the guiding pr ... Read More

The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management prepares leaders with powerful, ethical, and universal management skills. We offer customizable programs grounded in the guiding principles of Peter Drucker, the most influential management thinker of our time. Our global network is composed of bold individuals who are leading organizations, impacting society, and making positive changes worldwide. The school embraces Peter Drucker’s philosophy that the practice of management requires a holistic perspective, blending analytical skills with a firm grasp of the human dimension of business. Drucker had a gift for distilling complex insights into practical wisdom: respect your workers, respond to customers’ needs, take a global perspective, innovate, streamline. He knew that the principles of effective management apply equally whether you’re running a small business or a country. As a student at the Drucker School, you will learn these skills in small classes taught by professors with extensive professional experience and award-winning academic credentials. Your management style will evolve through a targeted, market-connected curriculum that encourages you to participate in client-centered projects and internships. We routinely host industry events and bring experts into the classroom to ensure that the theory we teach is directly linked to the latest industry trends. The Drucker School’s location in Claremont near Los Angeles provides an ideal setting for learning about management in creative, cutting-edge organizations. Businesses and governments throughout the world are searching for leaders who have the values and versatility needed to succeed in the hyper-competitive 21st century business environment. Through our programs, you’ll gain the skills to create your future and shape the organizations and communities that rely on you to make a difference. The degree is in management, but what we develop is leadership. Read less