School of Business

Cultivating Innovative Leaders for a Sustainable Society

The School of Business holds AACSB accreditation, which is granted to less than five percent of all business programs worldwide. Our degree programs meet the business education needs of today’s diverse and innovative economy, with majors in Management, Marketing, Fashion Marketing, Accounting, as well as a  Master of Business Administration. Woodbury’s intensive MBA degree format allows students to complete their MBA while balancing the demands of their personal and professional life.

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The GMAT/GRE is not a requirement for admission to the MBA Program.



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A Roadmap For Success

Four undergraduate programs and one graduate degree program guarantee smart and timely business education to meet the needs of today’s global, diverse and innovative economy.

The BBA degree has a management core. Students can major in accounting, fashion marketing, management or marketing.

The MBA takes students on a deeper educational journey, and courses are available in non-traditional formats to accommodate working students. This intensive program allows you to complete your degree while balancing the demands of your personal and professional life.

Dean Joan Marques - Being Ethical is Good for Business

Watch a presentation by School of Business Dean Joan Marques during the Woodbury University Business Summit in June 2019.

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Why Woodbury?

  • Our Los Angeles location offers numerous internships and networking opportunities.
  • Small class sizes allow for rich interaction with our skilled and experienced faculty.
  • AACSB accreditation shows employers the high quality of our program.
  • Highly qualified faculty combine innovative business education with mentorship.
  • Our recipe for success: Business for the real world + Creative awareness = Business with a Conscience. Three pillars that support this are:
    • Being ethical: Doing well by doing good.
    • Giving back: Prospering businesses by strengthening communities.
    • Achieving sustainability: Transforming well-being for all generations.
  • Students get field experience, civic engagement, consultancy, and internship opportunities.
  • About our majors:
    • 100% of our Accounting students are employed within a year from graduation.
    • Our Fashion Marketing program is one of less than 1% in the world with AACSB accreditation.
    • Our Management programs (BBA and MBA) cultivate awareness and sustainable self-leadership
    • Our Marketing program offers visionary concepts based on innovative approaches and civic engagement.
  • We positively transform students into creative, constructive thinkers and transformational leaders.

Watch: International School of Business

Hear why Woodbury University is recognized as a top School of Business for international students.


School of Business partners with Grenoble Ecole de Management

Woodbury University’s School of Business hosts the Executive Doctorate of Business Administration degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management. The degree is delivered by Grenoble Ecole de Management and most of the workshops take place in our Business Building.


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Center for Entrepreneurship

The Center for Entrepreneurship is home to a number of university-wide entrepreneurial initiatives, including the School of Business’ rotating Executive-in-Residence program, and entrepreneur-focused student organizations, such as the Business and Professional Women of Woodbury (BPWOW), the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), the organizer of the Baron Business Plan competition, and the School of Business Entrepreneur Lecture Series.

Executive-in-residence Fall 2019 Schedule

Executive-in-residence Spring 2019 Schedule

Executive-in-residence Fall 2018 Schedule

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Executive-in-Residence FALL 2017 Schedule

Career Services

Woodbury’s School of Business supports students in building a strong foundation for their professional development. Throughout our degree programs, students gain the knowledge and skills that they will use during their careers. Additionally, our Internship Directors assist students in gaining real world experience through internships.

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Faculty Directory

Our faculty team consists of accomplished, caring academics and professionals dedicated to supporting the success of students throughout their academic journey. They bring their professional expertise to students and work closely with them to teach the skills and theory required to enter professional practice or pursue advanced study. Through this individual attention, we foster close mentoring relationships between faculty and students in a supportive and encouraging environment.

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AACSB International: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
ACBSP: Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
WSCUC: Western College and University Commission (formerly WASC)


Assessment information and data disclosures for ACBPSP and AACSB are located on the
School of Business Assessment Site.

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