Explore SCU’s Online Business Master’s Degrees

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Experience the excellence of Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business from wherever you are in the world with our suite of online business master’s degrees. Known for a long tradition of academic achievement and principled leadership, SCU Leavey is proud to offer our top-ranked Online MBA, Online MS in Business Analytics, Online MS in Finance and Analytics and Online MS in Marketing through a seamless, engaging digital platform. With a blend of principles-driven curricula and coveted business specialties, our nationally recognized programs will take your career to new heights.

In an area distinctly known for its innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration, the mission of the Leavey School of Business is to create a collaborative learning environment for leaders of competence, conscience and compassion. We leverage our alumni, faculty, students and professional connections to ignite our passions and inform our learning. Everything you learn at SCU Leavey—from our rigorous academics to extensive networking opportunities—will prepare you for a prosperous life and career like nowhere else.

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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. Online programs through the Leavey School of Business offer you the best of 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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Bring Silicon Valley to You

If you’ve got your sights set on Silicon Valley, then SCU is the perfect place to be. Each of our online business master’s degrees boasts a thoughtfully-crafted, real-world-applicable curriculum that can be customized to your interests with thought-provoking and challenging electives. With a focus on preparing professionals to lead with integrity, each program is designed to meet specific learning objectives to spur your professional growth.
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High-Quality Learning—Anytime, Anywhere.

The benefits of an online learning environment are straightforward and dynamic: it allows you to pursue your graduate education and develop your business skill set while maintaining a full-time job, with the freedom to schedule class work on your time. It also lets you access a celebrated business school from wherever you may be living at the moment.

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Four Elite Degrees to Choose From

Depending on your current role or career ambitions, you can pursue any one of our four online business master’s degrees: 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).

Online MBA

The Online MBA from Santa Clara University can transform you into a true Silicon Valley Professional. Choose from five available concentrations—Leading Innovative Organizations, Finance and Marketing, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creations, and Data Science and Business Analytics—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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Which Santa Clara Online Business Master’s Degree Is Right for You?

Online MBAOnline MS in MarketingOnline MS in Finance and AnalyticsOnline MS in Business Analytics
Time to CompletionAs few as 2 yearsAs little as 1 yearAs little as 1 yearAs little as 1 year
Program FormatOnline, asynchronousOnline, asynchronousOnline, asynchronousOnline, asynchronous
GMAT/GRE RequiredYesYesYesYes
GMAT/GRE Waiver AvailableYesYesYesYes
Expedited Alumni Admission PathwayYesYesYesYes
Total Program Credits70 units36 units36 units42 units
Electives26 units18 units12 units10 units
Concentrations Available*6: Leading Innovative Organizations, Marketing, Finance, Data Science and Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, Food EntrepreneurshipNoNoNo
On-Campus Requirements2: On-campus residencies at the start and end of the programOn-campus residency weekend at the start of the program1 on-campus residency1 on-campus residency
Annual Program Starts4 (winter, spring, summer, fall)2 (spring and fall)2 (spring and fall)2 (spring and fall)
Minimum GPA Required for AdmissionNoneNone3.0 cumulative GPA3.0 cumulative GPA
Work Experience Required3 or more years of professional work experienceNoneNoneNone
Essays Required for Admission3 short business essays3 short business essays3 short business essays3 short business essays
Letters of Recommendation Required2222
Interview RequiredYesYesYesYes
Tuition per Credit Hour**$1,277/unit$1,186/unit$1,406/unit$1,406/unit
Total Tuition**$89,390$42,696$50,616$59,052
Leavey Scholarships AvailableSee scholarship pageSee scholarship pageSee scholarship pageSee scholarship page
Application Fee$158$158$158$158

*Food Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation concentrations require completion of on-campus courses.
**Tuition rate is subject to change annually.

Online MBAOnline MS in MarketingOnline MS in Finance and AnalyticsOnline MS in Business Analytics
Current Goals

- Grow your network

- Get promoted

- Increase your salary

- Expand your career options

- Position yourself to advance in the field of marketing

- Pivot into marketing

- Grow your network

- Transition from data practitioner to strategist

- Find a lucrative job as analyst/advisor

- Land a job in one of the fastest growing in-demand fields in tech

- Become a leader who helps shape the data story

Long-Term Career Aspirations- Upper management or C-suite position

- Marketing management role

- CMO (long-term goal)

- Upper management or C-suite position- Upper management role such as CTO or Chief Data Officer

- Desire to make professional connections

- Belief in a well-rounded, customizable education

- Desire to be an expert marketer

- Belief in the importance of adaptability

- Desire to grow and evolve analytics knowledge and toolkit

- Belief in need for data to be translated into an actionable story

- Desire to provide informed decisions and concrete answers

- Belief in using data to drive business growth

Program Is Perfect if You...

- Want the freedom to choose multiple electives

- Value a flexible schedule and work/life balance

- Would benefit from access to a Silicon Valley network

- Are deeply fascinated by marketing technology and its uses

- Want a focus on marketing with a grounding in management fundamentals

- Value a flexible schedule and work/life balance

- Are inquisitive and interested in solving business challenges through analytical methods

- Want an experiential learning element that connects you to Silicon Valley companies

- Value a flexible schedule and work/life balance

- Want to learn from (and among) those who share your passion for data

- Are interested in joining alums who are now working at companies such as Intel, Tesla, LinkedIn, McAfee, GoPro

- Value a flexible schedule and work/life balance

Click here to learn about the graduate business degree programs offered on campus at Santa Clara University.

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From Our Students
I have made some valuable connections with people from the Online MBA program. Understanding what they do at work and their reason for doing an MBA has given me new perspectives of what direction I could go with my MBA.
MBA '20 Candidate

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Preferred Deadline
July 18
Fall 2024 Term
Priority Deadline
August 10
Fall 2024 Term
Application Deadline
August 30
Fall 2024 Term
Next Start
September 23
Fall 2024 Term

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