Notre Dame de Namur University

School of Business and Management

Business Administration


1500 Ralston Avenue

Belmont, CA 94002

United States


(650) 508-6300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The 36-unit Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) provides you with the tools to foster innovation, develop your leadership competencies, and cultivate the global business skills needed in today’s world. You can take evening classes in the MBA program at NDNU’s campus in Belmont, California in Silicon Valley; or in Tracy, California; or online. With flexible scheduling, and year-round start dates, students have the opportunity to advance their careers while still maintaining their personal and professional lives.

Every aspect of the MBA program is designed to encourage new ways of thinking to develop the knowledge and skills you need to be successful. You work closely with talented faculty who have extensive industry experience and diverse backgrounds. The curriculum combines advanced knowledge with the fundamental practical skills of leadership. You learn to master quantitative analysis and theory, applying them to real business situations. At NDNU, you merge career and academic goals to meet your needs.   

MBA graduates from NDNU work in executive positions in Fortune 500 and bleeding-edge start-up companies, as well as playing leading roles in the nonprofit sector. Recent recognitions include: listing as a top value college by Money Magazine and U.S. News & World Report, and ranking by in the top 20% of colleges for graduates earning potential. NDNU was also named a 2018–19 College of Distinction, both overall, and for the School of Business.

Notre Dame de Namur University is fully accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is not required.


Gain a comprehensive understanding of finance through courses covering government budgeting, investments, and international and behavioral finance. Through this concentration, you will master essential finance terminology, tools, techniques and analytical frameworks to make optimal financial, investment and risk-management decisions.

Human Resources Management
Acquire the skills and insight needed to manage a diverse and multifaceted workforce. Coursework prepares you to lead human resource teams with the ability to manage diversity, conflict, recruitment, training and development.

Marketing Management
Gain the communication and marketing skills needed to bolster your career and grow businesses. This concentration teaches the fundamentals of consumer behavior along with research, digital strategy and international marketing considerations.

Blended Concentration
You can also customize your online MBA program with a blended concentration by choosing 12 credits of advanced courses from the finance, human resources and marketing disciplines.

Program Flexibility:

  • Start Terms: Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Program Length: Two years, including summer
  • Courses are conveniently scheduled in the evening.

Admission Requirements:

  • Online Application
  • Transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current resume 
  • No GMAT/GRE required


Notre Dame de Namur University is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001179

Locale: Large Suburb

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