Professional's MBA

Program Overview

Designed for a range of working professionals looking to pursue their MBA at their own pace

  • Weeknight classes; study at your own pace
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate Centers
  • Transfer up to 12 credits to/from the M.S. in Finance
  • Wide range of electives; specialization options
  • Complimentary foundation course waiver review (see below)

About the Program

The Sellinger Professional’s MBA is a customizable, part time, evening program designed for busy professionals who wish to advance or change careers, shift industries and create new options. You will move through the program with a diverse group of peers as you prepare for the next level of success and be able to immediately apply much of your newfound business acumen at work.

The Professional’s MBA enables you to acquire a broader perspective of your organization as you gain real-world experience from visits to organizations and meetings with business leaders. You will learn in an environment where you can explore new ways of thinking and acquire a deeper proficiency in the relationships that power successful organizations, helping you emerge as a confident, competent leader.

Loyola University Maryland takes a unique approach to business education that is highly desired by organizations—a values-centered technique that emphasizes reflection, discernment, and ethical commitment. Professional’s MBA alumni join an elite network of more than 12,000 professionals throughout the region’s leading business, non-profit, and government organizations.

Foundation Course Waivers

The Professional's MBA program can be completed in as few as 33 credits and as many as 53 credits depending on how many foundation course waivers are received. To find out which foundation courses may be waived, submit a request for a complimentary foundation course waiver analysis by sending a completed waiver request form along with your resume and transcripts to mba@loyola.edu


Loyola’s rigorous curriculum and focus on real-world business problems demanded new avenues of thought, enhanced my natural inclinations, and transformed me into an adaptable leader.

-Awais Akbar ‘08

I come from a technical background, and I have the management experience, but the Loyola MBA provided a way to blend the two.

-Martin Feinkeng ’07

All the classes I took, all the professors I learned from and all the fellow colleagues I worked with enriched my education and left me with a piece of knowledge I didn’t have before.

-Mike Barberio ‘10

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Designed for a range of working professionals looking to pursue their MBA at their own pace

  • Weeknight classes
  • Study at your own pace
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
  • Transfer up to 12 credits to/from the M.S. in Finance
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