About

There is a whole world out there in need of creativity, innovation, and leadership. In the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business, we educate students as leaders who create value and make a difference. And we seek to do the same through our professional network of alumni, businesses, non-profits, and more.

CREATING Value, MAKING a Difference

Learn more about our Business-Ready Degree Programs

Business education at La Sierra University has entered a new era. We are transforming and revitalizing teaching, scholarship, and service in the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business. Our goal: to help students to create value so they can make a difference.

Our programs give students the skills they need to create value in the new millennium by building on our strengths in the core areas of business. Our MBA curriculum is the only one in the world that requires core coursework in business ethics, social entrepreneurship, and workplace spirituality. A customized major program lets a student design a tailor-made curriculum building on our offerings and, where appropriate, those of other schools on campus.


We offer Master's in Business Administration (MBA) Degrees in:
Accounting
Finance
General Management
General Management Business Ethics
General Management Law and Policy
Human Resource Management
Marketing
Philanthropy & Development
Customized Major

And be sure to learn more about our new Master of Science (MS) in Accountancy, designed specifically to meet the latest CPA requirements and California Board of Accountancy standards.

Learn More - Graduate Degrees

Featured Alumni

  • A 2004 graduate of the Tom and Vi Zapara School of Business, Brian Wright was selected in 2014 as winner of our prestigious Rising Star Award. His determination and drive led him to quickly rise through the ranks of the NBA's Orlando Magic in player development and college scouting. In July 2014, Wright was hired by the Detroit Pistons as an Assistant General Manager!

    Brian Wright '04, Assistant GM

Partners

  • La Sierra Enactus
  • TEDxLaSierraUniversity
  • La Sierra University