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The 10 Top Benefits of an Online MBA

If you want to go further in business, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree can help get you there. MBAs are required for many management positions, they’re seen as beneficial when companies are considering candidates for leadership roles, and they can help increase both sta...

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MBA timing

One of the most common questions asked by potential business school candidates eager to advance their careers is, “How long does it take to earn an MBA?” A traditional MBA typically takes about two years to complete, but several factors can affect how long it takes any individual to finish his...

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How to prepare for the gmat

Once you’ve made the decision to get your MBA, the next hurdle appears before you: figuring out what, if any, standardized tests you need to take. Many graduate business schools require that applicants submit scores for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).1

This standardized test is d...

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Failing a class with fafsa

Sometimes, despite your best effort, you don’t perform as well as you had hoped in a class. Perhaps it’s because you struggled with the material and performed poorly on tests and assignments. Or perhaps outside factors, like a crisis at work or in your personal life, prevented you from putting...

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Voices of the Online MBA: Jennifer Nguyen, Current Student

With an undergraduate degree in a non-business subject, current Santa Clara University Online MBA student Jennifer Nguyen knew she would need an MBA to accelerate her career in the corporate world of Silicon Valley. What she didn...

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Voices of the Online MBA: Harold Tran, Current Student

For Harold Tran, deciding to earn his Online MBA from Santa Clara University was an unexpected choice stemming from his overwhelming desire to help others. With an undergraduate background in chemistry and psychology, he intended to...

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Voices of the Online MBA: Gabe Limon, Current Student

What led Gabe Limon to apply to Santa Clara University's Online MBA program is simple: He wanted to advance his career as a recruiter and a leader on a team of recruiters.

But his ultimate decision to enroll at SCU ran deeper: He w...

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Great MBA Letters of Recommendation: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How

When you’re applying for a new job, you know that at some point in the process, you’ll have to supply your potential new employer with a list of references they can contact to determine if you are as good a worker as...

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The More Mentors, The Merrier

Variety, as we know, is the spice of life. At times, however, professionals cling to the opinion of a sole mentor, one from their workplace or field that they believe can provide the definitive feedback they need to hear. But is a singular mentor enough to handle al...

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An Outline of Your Time at SCU

One of the first questions prospective students ask about Santa Clara University's new Online MBA is what sets it apart from the many other programs offered nationwide. Why choose SCU's Online MBA over the competition?

The answer is as simple as it is bold: Our cu...

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