Univesity : Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian educational institution based in Oakland, California. It was founded in 1919 in San Francisco by Dr. Benjamin Franklin Lickey, and was chartered under the laws of California in 1926. In 1950, the University became a non-profit tax-exempt institution under the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 501 (c) (3).

From the school’s founding, Lincoln University has placed its focus on adult education as well as keeping an international character. These features became distinguishing marks of the institution. It was among the first post-secondary educational institutions in California to offer programs for working adults. The emphasis was further refined to meet the demands of international students.

Lincoln University is looking toward the future; serving the community by continuously modifying its programs and making sure its curriculum is well suited for today and tomorrow’s needs. Constant growth and academic development are characteristics of the school. In the 1960s and 1970s, the University developed a curriculum for outstanding, well-balanced Business Administration programs, which were finalized in 2009 by the approval of the Doctor of Business Administration Degree. In 2014 the university introduced the Master of Science Degrees in International Business and Finance Management. In 2005 strong Diagnostic Imaging programs were developed and resulted in the Bachelor of Science degree approved in 2012.

The University is situated in the center of a vibrant, innovative, growing city of Oakland and provides attractive environ¬ment for its students. The University’s main building is located in a beautiful historic building at 15th and Franklin Streets in downtown Oakland, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. It houses spacious classrooms, administrative offices, an auditorium, a computer lab, a study zone, cafeteria, and a student lounge. Two additional buildings are located within the vicinity of the main building. The building at 1446 Franklin Street serves as a Diagnostic Imaging Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging Programs Office, and a classroom. Additional building located at 420 15th Street houses the University library, an auditorium, spacious classrooms, and offices. Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and many bus routes are nearby.

Specialization : Master of Business Administration (MBA)

MBA Introduction
The MBA at Lincoln University is a professional degree. It is designed to develop broad managerial competence to enable graduates to cope with a wide variety of business situations appropriate to their diverse backgrounds. The Lincoln University MBA program upholds a strong international focus. In order to fulfill the overall mission, emphasis is placed throughout the program on the development of the individual through the concentration on basic disciplines and skills as well as specific subject areas. The following objectives have been identified and judged appropriate:

use of analytical tools from the quantitative and behavioral sciences;
coverage of the basic functional areas of business with stress on their inter-relationships;
the building of flexible adaptability to changing environments;
the development of the student's ability to evaluate social, political, and economic values;
advancement of skills in group cooperation and decision-making;
development of communication skills;
development of a sense of professional responsibility;
the multinational aspects as related to all the subject areas.

The MBA is designed for those who have the motivation to pursue graduate-level work in business administration, regardless of the areas of their previous studies. The required courses are limited to the traditional "foundation" and "core" areas in order to permit students the widest possible electives choice to tailor the program to individual needs. This approach is consistent with the previously stated educational objectives. The availability of a representative selection of courses in related areas of computer science, economics, social science and humanities extends the opportunities for matching the curriculum with individual background and interests.