Villanova

School of Business


DEVELOPING BUSINESS LEADERS
FOR A BETTER WORLD ®

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The Villanova School of Business develops business leaders for a better world through the Augustinian values of truth, community, caring and leading through service.

VSB provides a world-class business education with undergraduate programs, graduate programs and executive education. Renowned faculty blend formal business training with real-world application to deliver an innovative and rigorous curriculum.

By bridging theory and practice, VSB helps students to develop into creative problem solvers who become ethical, influential leaders who know how to grow, analyze and protect business value.

Collaborative. Creative. Entrepreneurial. VSB educates leaders with a desire to effect positive change in their workplaces and their communities, as well as around the globe.

HONORING A RICH LEGACY; SHAPING A BRIGHT FUTURE

VSB is celebrating its 100th anniversary—and what a century it has been! Over the past 100 years, VSB has created a learning environment unprecedented in the world of business education – one that transforms lives and positively impacts society while developing ethical business leaders.

LEARN AT VSB

UNDERGRADUATE

Choose from 7 majors, 3 co-majors and 10 minors.
Business minors also are available for
non-business students.

GRADUATE

Get to know VSB’s graduate business programs including the flexible Villanova Professional MBA as well as in-person and online specialized masters options.

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Explore VSB's highly experiential learning opportunities for business leaders, including the Villanova Executive MBA, specialized programs and certificates, and custom programming.

  

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

VSB's 5 academic departments are home to VSB's undergraduate, graduate and executive programs and our more than 120 faculty members.

EXPLORE ALL PROGRAMS

Use our interactive Program Explorer to view and filter VSB's business programs according to your area of interest, format needs and more.

CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

VSB’s institutes and centers of excellence drive the school’s pursuit of scholarly achievement, provide an outlet for cutting-edge research and help to guide curricular design.

EXPERIENCE VSB

 

 

FAST FACTS

#5

RANKED GRADUATE ONLINE BUSINESS PROGRAM IN THE NATION BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

  

98.9%

SUCCESSFUL
UNDERGRADUATE JOB
PLACEMENT RATE

  

$69,031

MEAN SALARY
FOR GRADUATES

  

25%

INCREASE IN AVERAGE MBA SALARY UPON PROGRAM COMPLETION

 

  

#16

RANKED BEST ONLINE MBA IN THE NATION BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

  

31,550

VSB ALUMNI MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD

  

NEWS

2023 Ranking

2023 Poets & Quants Online MBA B-school Ranking

Villanova, Pa., November 15, 2022 - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) Online MBA ranked among top programs in the annual Poets&Quants ranking, coming in at #23 in the nation. There were 50 schools included in the ranking this year, and inclusion in this elite ranking is on an invitation-only basis. This is the fourth year the VSB Online MBA participated in the ranking. 

NOVEMBER 15, 2022

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Villanova School of Business and M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Announce New Certificate Program for Healthcare Leaders

Villanova, Pa., October 19, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) and the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing (FCN) will jointly offer a new Certificate in Healthcare Design & Innovation beginning spring 2023. The online executive education program will provide healthcare leaders with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to manage the increasing complexities of the healthcare landscape.

OCTOBER 19, 2022

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Kevin D. Clark, PhD

Kevin D. Clark, PhD, Named the Carmen and Sharon Danella Endowed Professor in Business Innovation

Villanova, Pa., October 11, 2022 - Kevin D. Clark, PhD, department chair and professor, Management & Operations, has been named the Carmen and Sharon Danella Endowed Professor in Business Innovation. This professorship will enrich and develop opportunities within areas of innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) at the Villanova School of Business (VSB). Established in 2008, Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, now Provost of Villanova University, served in the inaugural endowed role as the founding director of the Villanova Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE Center).

OCTOBER 10, 2022

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Dean Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business, to complete her term as dean in May 2023

Villanova University President the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, announced today that Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of the Villanova School of Business (VSB), has decided to complete her term as dean at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year. Dr. Russell plans to shift her career focus to her professional passions—teaching students, working on research and writing projects, and continuing her leadership work on several professional boards.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2022

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