INCAE@UCSD | INCAE Master Programs

This dual degree is available to INCAE MBA Global Perspective  and MBA Latin American Leadership participants. INCAE @UCSD allows the student to apply for the degree Master of Advanced Students International Affair (MASS-IA) from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), concurrently with the MBA degree from INCAE.

The MASS-IA is a one year program that that offers 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.


The core curriculum integrates various areas of management and public policy. Students can choose between two career tracks: Data Analytics for Policy and Strategy, and Environmental Policy and Sustainability.

Double Degree Programs

The program is a collaboration between INCAE Business School (Costa Rica) and the The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) form the University California, San Diego (UCSD).

Student experiences

The student will have the experience to take courses at both universities.

Career Information

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


Graduates from INCAE @UCSD become part of the Alumni community known as the INCAE Network.

Costs and Financial Aid

Students may apply to the Price Scholarship, which offers financial aid to cover the cost of the program in the United States.

INCAE Business School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Master degrees. University of California San Diego (UCSD) is not accredited by SACS Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of INCAE Business School does not extend to or include UCSD or its students. Further, although INCAE Business School agrees to accept certain course work from UCSD to be applied toward an award from INCAE Business School, that course work may not be accepted by other colleges or universities in transfer, even if it appears on a transcript from INCAE Business School. The decision to accept course work in transfer from any institution is made by the institution considering the acceptance of credits or course work.