MBA Information Systems

The MBA in information systems specialization allows students to focus in this broad functional area through consultation with faculty. An MBA information systems elective sequence may be developed for areas such as software application or knowledge management and decision making.

Information Systems MBA Curriculum & Course Information

Select three of the following courses:

  • GB 719 - Independent Study
  • GB 730 - Business Analytics and Strategic Decision Making
  • GB 732 - Data Management and Governance
  • GB 733 - Enterprise Systems
  • GB 734 - Managing Global Supply Chains
  • GB 735 - Project Management
  • GB 736 - Data Visualization for Decision Making
  • GB 750 - Security Controls and Prevention Strategies
  • GB 751 - Strategic Security Planning
  • GB 753 - Legal, Ethical, and Global Perspectives of Cyber Security
  • GB 754 - Introduction to Cyber Security Strategy
  • GB 757 - Systems Thinking and Risk Assessment
  • GB 759 - Special Topics in Management Information Systems
  • GB 850 - Global Information Systems
  • GB 851 - Business Intelligence and Data Mining

Special topics courses are also available for the information systems specialization that are not listed specifically in the course catalogue. Information systems special topics courses are updated by academic year or term to discuss contemporary issues in the field and to meet the needs and requests of students.

The Professional’s MBA program includes four elective courses (12 credits) at the upper level. One of the four courses is designated global elective, and the remaining three electives are used to complete an MBA information systems specialization.

MBA Specializations

In addition to Information Systems, our Professional’s MBA program can be customized for five other specializations:

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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Graduate Programs

Professional's MBA

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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Executive MBA

A Saturday program for senior managers and executives

  • Saturdays only, summers off, 5-semester program
  • Offered at Timonium Graduate Center
  • 9-day international field study experience
  • Domestic field experience
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Emerging Leaders MBA

A one-year full-time cohort program targeting immediate graduates or those early in their career

  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Offered at Evergreen Campus in Baltimore
  • Internship in your target industry
  • Domestic field experience
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Master of Science in Finance

A part-time, evening program for professionals who have a true enthusiasm for financial leadership

  • Weeknight classes; study at your own pace
  • Prepare for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
  • All professional backgrounds welcome
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
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Master of Accounting

A full time 12-month program for those with an accounting undergrad degree or equivalent accounting coursework

  • 30 credits toward 150 hour licensure requirement
  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Part-time schedule option available
  • Offered at Evergreen Campus in Baltimore
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Cyber Security Certificate

A part-time, one-year, graduate certificate program open to any business professional seeking management-level certification and desiring to learn more about information assurance in the broader field of cyber security

  • One-year, part-time program
  • Weeknight classes
  • Offered at Columbia Graduate Center
  • Five courses, 15 credits
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Accounting Certificate

A three-month graduate program for credits toward the 150-hour requirement for CPA licensure

  • 12 credit, May–July program
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
  • Offered at Loyola's Evergreen campus
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