As students prepare to begin classes on Sept. 21, the Leavey School of Business will welcome one of their largest and most impressive graduate business cohorts yet. Across all eight MS and MBA programs, the business school saw a 50% increase in applications, 64% increase in admitted students and 50% increase in enrollment.
Poets & Quants for Undergraduates recently shared a new study published by Best Accounting Software, a platform that rates and reviews financial software, Researchers combed the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard tool to analyze all colleges that offered a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business (LSB) earned the #2 Top Ranking.
Senior assistant dean for graduate business programs, Dr. McChesney to begin three-year term on the council, which provides insight, perspective and information related to domestic and international graduate business school programs.
Runs Counter to COVID-19 driven National and State Trends
In a move that runs counter to COVID-19 driven national and state trends, the Santa Clara University Executive MBA program (EMBA) enrollment increased 85% over last year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that caused plummeting college enrollment, estimated by the Fitch Rating Group to be as high as 20%.
The Leavey School of Business' Evening MBA Data Science and Business Analytics concentration receives designation as a STEM program.
Janice Charley had already had some board experience prior to enrolling in the inaugural session of the Silicon Valley Executive Center’s Women’s Corporate Board Readiness (WCBR) program. She had been appointed as a chairman of the board of a company after serving as their consulting CFO for 3 years.
Naren Agrawal has been appointed the interim dean of Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. He currently serves as the Benjamin and Mae Swig Professor of supply chain management and analytics in the Department of Information Systems & Analytics, and has served on the faculty since 1992.
E. Marie Brierley MBA ’19, a graduate of both the Executive MBA and Women’s Corporate Board Readiness (WCBR) programs, has recently joined the board of Momentum for Mental Health. Brierley is the first WCBR participant to land a board seat.
The Leavey School of Business acknowledges racial injustice, commits to listening and learning and will act to support justice everywhere, starting at the school itself.
Santa Clara University students gain unique insight to social and government policy. Special video message from business owners below.
While NPI projects conducted bu SCU students typically focus on growth opportunities for business owners, this year the students and business owners quickly pivoted toward recovery and survival amid the coronavirus pandemic.