Founded in 1959, the College of Business and Economics at California State University, East Bay offers classes on the University's main campus in Hayward, the satellite campus in Concord, at the Oakland Professional Development Center, the San Ramon Valley Conference Center and also online via the University's Online Campus.
The College's programs include undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and in Economics, MBA with a number of concentrations, Master's degrees in Accountancy and in Business Analytics.
The College's in-house Career Development Center helps students become career ready by hosting workshops and extracurricular activities that connect them with alumni and industry professionals. In addition, the Career Development Center strives to associate students with high quality internships and job opportunities where students can apply what they learn in the classroom in a professional setting.
With the College being located just near the entrepreneurial Silicon Valley, alumni have gone on to work for companies such as Apple, Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard, Electronic Arts, Cisco, Google, Facebook, Oracle, Tesla Motors, Symantec, and Intel. Many have started their own businesses.