School of Business

Dean Business School

Leon Duval

The School of Business strives to provide industry responsive programs relevant to both students and the future needs of employers with a wide range of award programs, executive education and training that can be tailored for the workplace. The School offers two graduate programs in Master of Business Administration [MBA] and Doctor of Business Administration [DBA]. Within these two programs, the School offers a breadth of courses, and as such, Business students may find that they are learning alongside peers from a variety of business disciplines throughout their time at Calwest.

The School of Business offers two Graduate Business Programs:

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program’s objective is to provide holders of non-business degrees, an opportunity for a career change into general management, by providing an industry responsive program relevant to both students and the future needs of employers. Students cover the areas of business administration, accounting, finance and marketing; and many specialist electives.

The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program is to provide holders of both an Undergraduate and Masters degree (in any discipline) an opportunity for career related research at a doctoral level, Action research is undertaken to provide an industry responsive program for senior managers. Students research a specific area of study and write a research thesis.


Note that no program at Calwest is designed to lead to positions in a profession, occupation, trade, or career field requiring licensure in the State of California; and students are advised not rely on a Calwest degree to obtain such qualifications or credentials.

Graduate Programs