College of Business Administration & Public Policy

Faculty and Staff standing next to each other
The College of Business Administration and Public Policy faculty and staff meet each semester and discuss innovative ways to better-serve students.
Speaker Panel on stage
The CSUDH South Bay Economic Forecast 2023, October 26, 2023 at CSUDH: Strengthening the South Bay's Competitive Edge.
students and professionals networking
Meet the Companies Night annual networking event with working professionals and agency representatives hosted exclusively for CBAPP students was a success in April 2023.
Freight at port of LA, trucking, and airplane
CBAPP faculty present transportation study results from earning a $69,489 grant from the CSU Transportation Consortium at the Mineta Transportation Institute.
Grand opening ceremony for the II Building
I&I Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and New Building Grand Opening celebrations for four new buildings on the CSUDH campus.
CSUDH students who earneda fellowship
Four CSUDH students have been named to the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) by the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration.
Official AACSB SealAACSB member logo NASPAA accreditation logo


Established in 1973, the College of Business Administration and Public Policy (CBAPP) is a productive and professional environment of excellence in academic programs and scholarly activity. Undergraduate and graduate programs in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, and Organizational Leadership Studies are led by five academic departments and the School of Public Service and Justice consisting of scholarly tenured, tenure-track faculty and lecturers. Our programs have been granted regional accreditation by WASC, business programs accreditation by AACSB, and public administration accreditation by NASPAA. CBAPP has the second largest enrollment of the professional schools at CSUDH, and more than 20% of CSUDH degree recipients are CBAPP students. Criminal Justice Administration and the MPA Public Management programs are ranked in the top 5 undergraduate and graduate programs at CSUDH. Faculty, staff, students and Advisory Board members contribute to the continuous success and growth of the College on-campus and in the community. CSUDH has ranked 1st in the nation for Social Mobility Index (SMI).

CBAPP News and Updates  

  • SPSJ faculty, Brenda Riddick, was selected as the recipient of the 2024 Catherine H. Jacobs Outstanding Faculty-Lecturer Award
  • Finance faculty, Dr. Jennifer Brodmann, was selected as the recipient of the 2024 Lyle E. Gibson Distinguished Teacher Award
  • The School of Public Service and Justice formed the new Department of Criminal Justice Administration in Fall 2023
  • Dr. Thomas Norman, Professor of Management, has received the CSUDH 2023 Excellence in Service Award.
  • Dr. Rama Malladi, Associate Professor of Finance, has won the CSUDH 2022 Excellence in Service Award which recognizes faculty contributions to University development
  • The College of Business Administration and Public Policy has formed a new School of Public Service and Justice and named its first Director, Dr. Martin

  • CSUDH CBAPP Alum, Doug Le Bon donated $700,000 to fund scholarships and financial Bloomberg Terminals in the II Building
  • CBAPP finance students won 3rd Place at the prestigious annual CFA Institute Research Challenge competition in the Los Angeles region
  • CBAPP faculty, staff, classrooms and labs are now housed in the new $85 million Innovation and Instruction Building which opened Fall 2021. The building will achieve Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) "Gold" Certification
  • The CSUDH business programs are accredited by AACSB International, and the CSUDH CBAPP MPA program is accredited by NASPAA, and the entire University is accredited by WASC. Learn more about our accreditation here

  • CSUDH was nominated for Education Award at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) 2019 Eddy Awards. The South Bay Economic Institute and South Bay Economic Forecast were notably acknowledged
  • Money Magazine has ranked California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) 45th overall in the nation in its annual ranking of the “Best Colleges for Your Money,” and 28th in its specialty “Best 50 Public Colleges” ranking
  • CSUDH was ranked #4 among California Colleges by the Equity Opportunity Project in the Overall Mobility Index as published in the New York Times, 2017
  • CSUDH was ranked as a top University for "contribution to public good" by Washington Monthly for five years in a row
  • CSUDH earned the maximum 10-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior Commission for Universities and Colleges (WSCUC), the regional accrediting agency responsible for certifying higher education institutions in California, Hawaii, and the Pacific

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