Alliant School of Management – Alliant International University


Alliant School of Management is part of Alliant University, which was created in 2001 by the merger of The California School of Professional Psychology and United States International University. One of the university’s primary missions is preparing students to be part of an increasingly global and diverse workforce.  The program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).


Alliant School of Management is headquartered at the university’s 120-acre campus in the San Diego suburbs, about 15 miles from downtown San Diego. Besides the San Diego campus, the Alliant MBA is also offered at the university’s campuses in San Francisco, Irvine and Fresno, as well as online.

The main ASM facility is located less than 20 miles from the San Diego International Airport.


The Alliant School of Management has 10 core faculty members.  They have earned PhDs from such prestigious institutions as Columbia University and New York University.

Student Body

About 1,350 students overall study at Alliant’s San Diego campus, with 1,200 of those students enrolled in graduate programs. The total Alliant University student body is 75 percent female, and a quarter are international or represent minority groups.  The program boasts over 45,000 MBA alumni and averages an intake of 50 students per year.

MBA Degree Offerings

At its San Diego campus, the Alliant School of Management offers an MBA program with evening classes geared toward working professionals. MBA classes are also offered at Alliant’s San Francisco, Irvine and Fresno campuses. Additionally, students can study toward their Alliant MBA entirely online.