Earn Your Master’s Online from the SCU Leavey School of Business

Earn more, faster. Leavey ranks #2 for employment at tech giants.1

Since 1923, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business has been educating and inspiring business leaders to do more. Now, you can join our legacy of entrepreneurship no matter where you live and work. For working professionals looking to level up their career, SCU proudly offers four immersive online master’s programs built to accelerate your success: the Online Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), Online MS in Business Analytics (MSBA), Online MS in Finance and Analytics (MSFA) and Online MS in Marketing (MSM).

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Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Earn your master’s degree online with Santa Clara University. Our online programs through the Leavey School of Business offer you the best of our traditional on-campus programs with unparalleled flexibility. Get inspired and join in SCU’s legacy of ethics and innovation no matter where you live and work.

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#1
in Career Outcomes and Academic Experience (Poets&Quants)2
#2
for MBA grad employment in Big Tech Firms1
#3
Best Online MBA (Poets&Quants)2
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SCU Leavey School of Business

As one of the first business schools in the U.S. to be accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the SCU Leavey School of Business has worked hard to earn its distinguished reputation. Shaped by deep Silicon Valley roots and experiences, our online degrees take advantage of the infectious innovative spirit and technological expertise that define our region. Here, you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills to advance in the most in-demand fields, and gain a vast network of high-performing alumni, professors and mentors—with or without the California zip code.

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Faculty of Innovators

The faculty at SCU Leavey are a dynamic mix of dedicated educators and inspiring veterans of industries ranging from Big Tech to Consumer Packaged Goods to healthcare. With deep ties across various industries, our professors are eager to share their wealth of global experience and business knowledge with you and your cohort.

A Powerful Network

In each of our online master’s programs, you will build a vibrant professional network that spans Silicon Valley, the Bay Area and beyond. Connect with classmates and alumni at major companies like Google, Apple, GoPro and Tesla, and map out the exciting new directions your career could take.

Next-Level Earning Potential

By the time SCU Leavey School of Business graduates reach the midpoint of their careers, they have, on average, nearly doubled their starting salaries. Their median mid-career salary is $167,000, and more than 24,000 of our business school alumni have found new roles in prominent tech-focused companies.3

Find the Right Master’s Program For You

Browse the online graduate degrees available at the SCU Leavey School of Business, and follow the links below to learn more about specific offerings.

Online MBA

The Online MBA from Santa Clara University can transform you into a true Silicon Valley Professional. Choose from three available concentrations—Leading Innovative Organizations, Finance, and Marketing—or diversify your studies across a range of business topics and skills.

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Online MS in Business Analytics

Harness the power of data to help businesses make better decisions. You’ll learn Big Data modeling, reinforcement learning, cloud computing, cloud computing architecture, natural language processing, and deep learning in this data-focused Online MSBA program.

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Online MS in Finance & Analytics

Designed with input from leading financial minds in Silicon Valley, the Online MS in Finance and Analytics is a crucial professional building block for anyone working within the modern finance, banking, cryptocurrency, and investment markets.

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Online MS in Marketing

Master contemporary marketing technology (MarTech) with the Online Master of Science in Marketing program. The Online MS in Marketing can be completed in as little as one year and features a practical, tech-forward curriculum that’s essential for progressive marketing leaders.

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Claim Your Spot in Silicon Valley

A degree from the SCU Leavey School of Business will help you make a pivotal turn from a professional into a Silicon Valley Professional (SVP). An SVP is a person who goes above and beyond the status quo; they have skills and tenacity to make change happen in their career and for their company, along with the compassion and ethics to make a positive impact in their community. True to our word, each of our carefully crafted, future-focused curriculums are informed by some of the brightest minds and based on innovation and responsibility.
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Our alumni include C-level individuals from:
Apple | Google | LinkedIn | Amazon | Tesla | Adobe | Cisco | GoPro

AACSB Accreditation at SCU Leavey School of Business

The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University is proud to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is reserved for the most prestigious business schools, with fewer than 5 percent of business schools holding this distinction worldwide. Currently, there are only 738 AACSB-accredited business schools in over 50 countries and territories.4

At Santa Clara, we strongly believe in the AACSB accreditation’s standards to ensure the highest value for our online graduates’ education. AACSB accreditation requires an evolving curriculum focused on continuous improvement and relevance. Because of this ongoing quest for excellence, students can feel confident that their education at SCU Leavey includes the most up-to-date, significant business skills they need to thrive in today's business landscape. That knowledge, in addition to thoughtful wisdom and guidance from our faculty, helps dramatically improve our students’ experiences and outcomes.

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From Our Students

I get to work with some of the most brilliant minds in Silicon Valley here in this program.
GABRIEL LIMON
'19, Online MBA

Diverse Backgrounds, Shared Ambitions

Form alliances with and study alongside students from a wide variety of industries that range from aerospace and biotechnology to consulting and finance.5
You’ll find common ground in your drive for advancement, thirst for knowledge, and history of excellence.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the application deadlines for the online programs?

The SCU Online MBA, MS in Marketing, MS in Finance and Analytics and MS in Business Analytics programs each operate on a quarterly schedule. Current application deadlines for all four programs can be found here.

What networking opportunities are available to SCU online students?

Santa Clara’s online graduate business programs provide extensive opportunities for students to network with each other, faculty, Silicon Valley-area professionals and program alumni. These opportunities include quarterly company tours, case study competitions, student clubs and other activities. “Leavey News & Notes,” a monthly newsletter distributed to all SCU Leavey School of Business students, provides an overview of upcoming events, specialty courses, company visits and student development organizations.

To learn more about networking opportunities associated with our online programs and to download the “Leavey News & Notes” newsletter, please visit the networking page.

Can I complete these programs while also working full-time?

Santa Clara recognizes that online master’s degrees are an essential option for today’s working professionals. However, not everyone has the time or financial freedom to interrupt their careers for a full-time, on-ground master’s degree program. That’s why we offer the SCU online graduate programs through a robust digital interface with courses that can be completed anytime, anywhere.

All of our online programs have been designed with working professionals in mind. Course content is delivered asynchronously, which allows you to log in, view lectures and assignments and submit required work as your schedule allows.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

MBA

Nov
13
Priority Deadline
November 13
Winter 2023 Term
Dec
7
Application Deadline
December 7
Winter 2023 Term
Jan
9
Next Start
January 9
Winter 2023 Term

MSBA, MSFA, MSM

Feb
5
Priority Deadline
February 5
Spring 2023 Term
Mar
19
Application Deadline
March 19
Spring 2023 Term
Apr
3
Next Start
April 3
Spring 2023 Term
Sources
  1. Retrieved on May 20, 2022, from fortune.com/education/business/articles/2022/05/18/want-to-work-at-amazon-or-microsoft-this-mba-program-is-an-unsuspecting-feeder-school-for-seattle-tech-giants/
  2. Retrieved on March 14, 2022, from poetsandquants.com/2021/11/08/best-online-mba-2022/
  3. Retrieved on March 14, 2022, from onlinedegrees.scu.edu/experience/careers-overview
  4. Retrieved on December 13, 2021, from aacsb.edu/accreditation/accredited-members
  5. These categories reflect June 2018 student survey results.
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