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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.
U.S. News & World Report
for Online MBA
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

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Michele Samorani
Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Analytics, Program Director for MSIS

Dr. Samorani earned his undergraduate and Master’s degree in computer science from University of Bologna and his Ph.D. in operations and information management from University of Colorado at Boulder.  His main research aims at developing and employing data science and optimization techniques to improve efficiency and fairness in health care. Michele’s latest research aims at studying and reducing racial disparity in medical appointment scheduling and was featured on Forbes and cited in a United Nations report.


Feature News and Events



Graduate Business Programs Announce Restructured MSBA Curriculum

The Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University announced today the introduction of a new curriculum for its Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, beginning in Fall 2021. In addition to the newly redesigned on-campus program, the school also announced the launch of a new Online MSBA program, which will begin offering classes in September 2021.

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Dean's 2nd Virtual Speaker Series "Leading in Turbulent Times" with Wayfair CEO.

Turbulent times demand a new way of thinking of leadership that enables organizations to thrive in ambiguity. Join us on March 4th, 4-5pm PST, for the second installment of "Leading in Turbulent Times" with Niraj Shah, CEO at Wayfair.

Technology Trailblazer and Santa Clara University Alum Kris Bazán Joins the Retail Management Institute (RMI) Advisory Board of Directors

Santa Clara University’s Retail Management Institute (RMI) announces the first appointment in 2021 to its advisory board. Apple Senior Director, Customer Marketing-Global Retail Kris Bazán ’92, ’99 MBA.

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