Evening MBA Curriculum

This year the Leavey School of Business faculty systematically streamlined the Evening MBA curriculum, creating a tightly integrated MBA to emphasize collaborative work and practical application of advanced theory. 

For course descriptions, please visit the Santa Clara University bulletin website here » (will open new window or tab)


Foundation courses provide a base upon which to build your career-focused degree program. In the foundations, you’ll create connections with your classmates and your faculty that will affect your career now—and in the future.

Foundation I

  • Business, Integrity and Society (3 units)
  • Effective Business Communication (1 unit)
  • Decision Making and Analytics (6 units)
  • Accounting (6 units)
  • Building and Leading High-Performance Teams and Organizations (6 units)
  • Microeconomics & Macroeconomics in the Global Economy (6 units)
Foundation II

  • Finance (4 units)
  • Market Analysis & Decision Making (4 units)
  • Operations (3 units)
  • Innovation in Silicon Valley(3 units)
  • Strategic Analysis (4 units)


In consultation with Silicon Valley business leaders and with alumni feedback, we designed concentrations and specializations to provide career-enhancing skills and focus. Greater detail about the concentrations can be found on the Concentrations page in the Current Student section of the Graduate Business website here »

  • Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
  • Finance (Corporate and Investment tracks)
  • Food and Agribusiness Specialization
  • Leading Innovative Organizations
  • Individual Studies