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Graduate Programs

Whether you’re setting out on a course of academic study that will define your professional life, or seeking to build skills to help you land a better job, Santa Clara’s graduate programs offer a range of options to match your needs.

Many of our graduate students work while pursuing their degrees, so we offer both part- and full-time programs and some online courses, as well as certificate, license, and non-degree options.


Leavey School of Business


School of Engineering

M.S. Programs
B.S./M.S. Dual Degree Program for Engineering
B.S./M.S. Dual Degree Program for Arts & Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Physics
Ph.D. Programs


School of Education and Counseling Psychology


School of Law


College of Arts & Sciences


Jesuit School of Theology

Master’s Programs
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)
  • Master of Theology (Th.M.)
  • Combined Master of Divinity and Master of Arts (M.Div./M.A.)
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Languages (M.A.B.L.)
Ecclesiastical Degree Programs
  • Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.)
  • Licentiate in Sacred Theology (S.T.L.)
  • Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.)


For all programs, Santa Clara is committed to providing a graduate education in which students will:

Demonstrate academic competence

Graduate students will demonstrate broad content knowledge and the ability to integrate and apply concepts from their course of study to professional situations.

Engage in creative and collaborative learning

Graduate students will innovate, collaborate, and communicate effectively with professionals and others in their discipline.

Enhance professional development

Graduate students will exhibit professionalism, consistent with the university's Jesuit mission that includes attention to ethics, integrity, and responsible engagement with their communities—professionally, locally, or globally.