MBA International Business

The MBA in international business specialization prepares students for the global business environment. International management practices and challenges arising from conducting business in different cultural contexts are explored.

International Business MBA Curriculum & Course Information

  • GB 796 - International Management * or
  • GB 798 - Global Strategy

And select two of the following courses:

  • GB 719 - Independent Study
  • GB 726 - International Finance
  • GB 734 - Managing Global Supply Chains
  • GB 748 - International Marketing *
  • GB 779 - International Study Tour: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • GB 782 - International Economics
  • GB 795 - Special Topics in International Business *
  • GB 850 - Global Information Systems
  • GB 894 - Advanced Topics in International Trade, Finance, and Investment
  • GB 898 - New Approaches for Global Competitiveness

* May be offered as a study tour. Only one study tour course can be used to satisfy the MBA international business specialization.

Special topics courses are also available for the MBA in international business specialization that are not listed specifically in the course catalogue. Special topics are updated by academic year or term to discuss contemporary issues in international business 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 international business specialization.

MBA Specializations

In addition to International Business, 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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