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.

OUR STORIES - MAKING AN IMPACT

The VSB community includes creative problem solvers, collaborative leaders and humble servant leaders who represent our unique values. Explore the stories of how members of our community–students, faculty and alumni–live out the VSB mission in their workplaces, communities and around the globe.

OFFICE OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

VSB will be a leader in creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse community that serves all members and stakeholders and reflects the University’s commitment to equality, justice and mutual respect. VSB will also seek to increase the representation of underrepresented groups across race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, socio-economic, religious and other social identities and backgrounds.

EXPERIENCE VSB

 

 

LEARN AT VSB

UNDERGRADUATE

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

GRADUATE

Learn about VSB’s master's degree programs,
which include the Villanova MBA, the Executive MBA
and several specialized options.

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

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

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.

FAST FACTS

#5

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

  

94%

SUCCESSFUL
UNDERGRADUATE JOB
PLACEMENT RATE

  

$67,333

AVERAGE
UNDERGRADUATE
STARTING SALARY

  

25%

INCREASE IN AVERAGE MBA SALARY UPON PROGRAM COMPLETION

 

  

#17

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

  

31,550

VSB ALUMNI MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD

  

NEWS

Corrine Post, PhD, the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair

IN THE MEDIA | TIAA continues to add to its C-suite diversity
Fortune - September 2, 2021

Corrine Post, PhD, the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership at VSB, comments about the importance of TIAA's decision to add diversity to its C-suite. She explains that diversifying these top roles is possible and signals to other firms the necessity of reviewing talent management and talent identification processes.

SEPTEMBER 2, 2021

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VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members

VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members

Villanova, Pa., August 30, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce the addition of 16 new faculty members to join its team of teacher-scholars.

AUGUST 30, 2021

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VSB Announces New Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics Degree Program

Villanova, Pa, August 25, 2021  - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) will offer a new Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (MBT) program beginning fall 2021. The full-time, 12-month on-campus program integrates advanced coursework in tax and accounting with quantitative applications in modeling, data and analytics, and technology. Developed in partnership with KPMG, LLP, the program is designed for students seeking to launch careers as tax professionals within the accounting profession.

AUGUST 25, 2021

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Christopher Kilby, PhD

NEW RESEARCH | The G-7 Wants To Mobilize New Global Financing As An Alternative To China’s Multilateral Push
Washington Post - June 16, 2021

Research by Dr. Kilby and his coauthors on Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) loans during the institution’s first four years of operation offers a novel understanding of Chinese economic statecraft. After analyzing about 60 loans, they found that AIIB lending does appear to be related to Chinese interests. Yet rather than rewarding countries with stronger political and economic connections to China, the bank’s lending actually favors countries with fewer existing economic connections to China.

JUNE 16, 2021

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New MBA Specialization in Applied Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Villanova, Pa., June 14, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) will offer an Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) specialization within the MBA program starting fall 2021. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become increasingly important technologies across all business disciplines such as finance, banking, marketing, healthcare, accounting, real estate and more. The three-course specialization will examine AI and all its components–natural language processing, expert systems, robotic process automation, machine vision, image recognition and AI development platforms–and especially supervised and unsupervised machine learning. 

JUNE 14, 2021

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Inspiring Minds features thought-provoking conversations between VSB students and our world-class faculty focused on their research.

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