Leavey School of Business

Santa Clara University

Introduction

Located in the midst of the world's greatest concentration of technological and scientific talent, within one of the most dynamic economic climates and competitive marketplaces, Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business is the heart of Silicon Valley in more ways than one.

The energy that fuels Silicon Valley, illuminates our classrooms and inspires our students, resonates within our faculty, permeates our curriculum, shapes our graduates, and underscores our commitment to quality instruction, rigorous inquiry, and high-performance expectations. We are proud to be a Jesuit Business School, taking seriously the education of the whole person. Although our alumni lead organizations diverse in size, structure, and strategy, they share the common goal of creating value for their communities.

Real world

SCU business students and faculty contribute to Silicon Valley's reputation for collaborative innovation, as students participate in such events as

  • internships and mentoring programs
  • business practice competitions, such as the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship's Business Plan Pitch Competition and the Venture Capital Investment Competition
  • community service using business concepts

Real-time

SCU business curriculum, grounded in the Jesuit heritage of rigor and reflection, immediately influences the business community as students and lifelong learners actively engage in

  • global study experiences for graduate students as well as undergraduates
  • executive and professional education programs
  • SCU Business Index monthly survey

Real leaders


SCU business alumni provide principled leadership in organizations and communities, while SCU business faculty shape global thinking in business disciplines

  • more than 20,000 living alumni, many of whom live and work in the greater San Francisco Bay area
  • a significant proportion of faculty shape global thinking in business disciplines through their research and teaching
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MS in Business Analytics

Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 USA Santa Clara

By enrolling in our new MS in Business Analytics program, you can be on the fast-track to working in this emerging industry in just 15 months. [+]

Understanding data to drive business decisions

One of the fastest-growing fields is Business Analytics, an area that the U.S. Department of Labor expects will require 132,000 new employees over the next eight years—and more than half of those will be in Santa Clara University's neighborhood, the Silicon Valley.

By enrolling in our new MS in Business Analytics program, you can be on the fast-track to working in this emerging industry in just 15 months.

High demand field

The demand for business analytics skills has never been higher, and the U.S. Department of Labor says most of the jobs will be in the greater Bay Area region.

Hands-on experience... [-]


MS in Finance

Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2018 USA Santa Clara

Start with accelerated foundational courses, develop a focus in corporate finance, investment management, or capital markets, and be ready for your new role in just one year. This is your opportunity to join chief financial officers, treasurers, and fund managers who call SCU their alma mater. [+]

Take command of the volatile finance industry.

Start with accelerated foundational courses, develop a focus in corporate finance, investment management, or capital markets, and be ready for your new role in just one year.

This is your opportunity to join chief financial officers, treasurers, and fund managers who call SCU their alma mater.

Practical experience

We'll help you plan your next career move through a range of resources from one-on-one consulting to networking events with alumni.

Influential faculty

Learn from influential scholars whose work is affecting how business is practiced now and in the future.

Curriculum

Begin with accelerated foundation courses in a kind of finance boot camp, and build on these core courses with specialized finance classes.... [-]


MS in Information Systems

Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 USA Santa Clara

Santa Clara’s MSIS program is in and of Silicon Valley. Our project-based curriculum connects classroom learning to real-world business challenges. [+]

Earn your Master’s in Information Systems in the technology capital of the world.

Santa Clara’s MSIS program is in and of Silicon Valley. Our project-based curriculum connects classroom learning to real-world business challenges.

Silicon Valley centered

Ideally positioned in Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University—and its strong relationships with industry leaders—gives MSIS students exposure to leading-edge technology, business practice, and potential employers.

Cutting-edge curriculum

Blending business and information systems core courses, our MSIS curriculum is the foundation for your growth as a key contributor to the IT industry. Coursework is project-based, connecting learning to actual challenges in the field.... [-]


MS Supply Chain Management & Analytics

Campus Full time 15 months September 2018 USA Santa Clara

In the only advanced supply chain degree in Silicon Valley, you'll learn from top thinkers and thought leaders in supply chain management and interact with high technology and biotech industry leaders who put those ideas into practice at the cutting edge of innovation. [+]

Jump-start your career with a Master's in Supply Chain Management and Analytics

In the only advanced supply chain degree in Silicon Valley, you'll learn from top thinkers and thought leaders in supply chain management and interact with high technology and bio-tech industry leaders who put those ideas into practice at the cutting edge of innovation.

Imagine class projects, internships, and jobs at companies such as Google, Apple, Intel, HP, Sanmina, Walmart.com, Applied Materials, and Cephied, among many others—all a stone's throw from the campus. There is no better place to start your global career!

Questions? Call us at 408-554-4539 or send us a quick email at ms-scm@scu.edu.... [-]