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At the Donald R. Tapia School of Business, our mission is simple
and straightforward: To provide a values-centered education that
develops tomorrow’s business leaders.
As a business school of international consequence, our students
create a personal legacy of character and integrity, developing
into responsible global citizens ready to contribute to society
wherever they go—whether building sustainable tourism practices in
Quito, Ecuador; winning a fully-paid fellowship at Big Four
accounting firm Ernst & Young; or enrolling in Harvard Law
As the largest Catholic business school in the U.S., we welcome
more than 8,000 business students enrolled through our online
programs, more than 40 Education Centers across the country, and
Tampa-area main campus—home to our state-of-the-art, LEED
Gold-certified School of Business building.
Our programs—accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP), the International Assembly
for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and Commission on Sport
Management Accreditation (COSMA)—are distinct in their
student-centered teaching, future-paced research, entrepreneurial
leadership, and close relationships with alumni and community
leaders. For a list of accredited programs, Click Here.
Our students publish papers in esteemed academic journals, from
the Leadership and Organizational Management Journal to
the Ethics & Critical Thinking Journal. They
present original research and portfolio work at national
conferences. They tour European and Latin American global financial
centers to learn firsthand the complexities of overseas markets.
They work on full-featured strategic plans for industry partners
like a top Florida pharmaceutical design and manufacturing firm.
They participate in the School's annual Business Plan Competition
and International Business Conference, and are active in Saint
Leo’s student chapters of the American Marketing Association (AMA)
and Phi Beta Lambda.
Join the Donald R. Tapia School of Business, and help us
continue to build a student body with which all of us are proud to
The School offers the following degree programs at the
associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels: