This double degree is available to participants of the Global Perspective and Latin American Leadership MBA. INCAE @UCSD will allow the student to apply for the title of Master of Advanced Students International Affair (MAS-IA) from the University of California at San Diego, simultaneously with the MBA from INCAE.

MAS-IA is a one-year program offering two specializations in Data Analytics for Policy and Strategy, and in Environmental Policy and Sustainability.

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The classes are in charge of our outstanding faculty, we have one teacher for every four students.

Curriculum Vitae

The program integrates various areas of administration and public policy. Students can focus on an area of ​​their choice: Data Analytics for Policy and Strategy, and Environmental Policy and Sustainability.

Double Degree

The program was born by the alliance between INCAE Business School (Costa Rica) and the School of Global Politics and Strategy (GPS) of the University of California in San Diego.

Student experiences

The student may have the experience of taking courses at both universities.

Career Information

Each student receives support from Career Services to plan the next steps in their professional career.


INCAE @UCSD graduates become part of the Alumni community of the institution known as the INCAE Network.

Cost and Financing

The Price Scholarship offers financial aid to which the student can apply to cover the cost of the program in the United States.

INCAE Business School is accredited by the University Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in awarding Master's degrees. The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) is not accredited by the SACS Commission on Universities and INCAE Business School's accreditation does not extend to or include UCSD or its students. In addition, although INCAE Business School agrees to accept certain UCSD coursework to be applied within INCAE Business School, these coursework cannot be accepted by other transfer colleges or universities, including if it appears in an INCAE transcript. Business School. The decision to accept course work on transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.