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Welcome to Leavey School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, our mission is to create a collaborative learning environment that develops entrepreneurial leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion dedicated to the triple bottom line of people, profit and planet.

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Our programs will challenge you to think critically and entrepreneurially, take risks, and take charge. Study what you love with our majors and minors
in business.

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Silicon Valley walks through our doors at 5 p.m. Our top-ranked graduate business programs inspire responsible business leaders for uncertain, unprecedented times. 

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Executive Education

Today’s business leaders must power organizations through ambiguous times. Our programs teach how to take initiative, develop a vision for the future, and lead with compassion.

Our prestigious programs are recognized across the nation for excellence in business education.
Poets & Quants
for Undergrad
Top 15%
U.S. News & World Report
for Undergrad
U.S. News & World Report
for Executive MBA Program
U.S. News & World Report
for Part-Time MBA Program
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“I am honored to be a part of an academic institution with a global reputation, integrally involved with visionary and principled leaders of Silicon Valley and beyond.”

Dr. Naren Agrawal Interim Dean
Leavey School of Business

Get Involved

To keep up with the demands of today’s ever-changing business climate, the Leavey School of Business offers highly competitive centers and institutes ranging from innovation and entrepreneurship to farming and sustainability.  No matter your interest, graduates of our programs are in demand.


Ciocca Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Instilling an entrepreneurial mindset across campus with an emphasis in providing relevant academic programs and opportunities for interdisciplinary learning.


Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CFIE)

CFIE provides students with an education in the area of management and modern business practices in the food industry.


My Own Business Institute (MOBI)

My Own Business, Inc. exists to support the vital social and economic contributions of small businesses by nurturing entrepreneurs and their efforts to build their businesses.


Retail Management Institute (RMI)

There is no better place than at Santa Clara University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, to explore the issues surrounding transformation in retail management.


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Faculty Spotlight


Hooria Jazaieri
Assistant Professor, Management

Meet one of our newest Faculty at LSB!

Prof. Jazaieri received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Social Psychology, her MA from Santa Clara University in Counseling Psychology, and her BS from the University of Washington in Psychology.  Her research examines individual reputation and emotion. She studies the process of how people gain, lose, and recover their reputations, and how reputational information is stored and communicated in networks. Through a variety of settings ranging from baseball fields, sorority houses, wineries, and Japan, her work examines the content, structure, and dynamics of individual reputation. Learn more.

Feature News and Events



New Program at SCU’s Silicon Valley Executive Center Prepares Black Executives for Board Leadership

When Gov. Newsom signed AB979 into law on September 30, he opened the door to meaningfully increasing the contribution of leaders from underrepresented professionals of color to the boards of California’s 662 publicly traded companies.

Professor Andy Tsay 2020 Honoree of Sustained Excellence in Scholarship Award

Dr. Andy Tsay ( Professor, Information Systems & Analytics) was recently named the 2020 Honoree of one of Santa Clara University's most esteemed awards. Dr. Tsay employs tools of analytics and quantitative modeling to study the management of heavily outsourced global supply chains, recently focusing on making these more resilient to disruptions.

Santa Clara University Named No. 10 Online MBA Program by Poets&Quants

In an extraordinary debut, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business has been named the No. 10 Best Online MBA Program of 2021 in the annual ranking from Poets&Quants. The remarkable jump to a top ten position comes just three years after the program’s launch, in the program's first year of eligibility, and reflects high marks in all three equally-weighted categories.

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