Learning Aims

Aim 1: Leadership/Teamwork

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to lead in a diverse and changing world. This means enhancing the ability of executives to develop a vision for what needs to be done, to understand the underlying internal and external forces in the situation, and to initiate ethical actions to make things better.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability to lead teams as well as be effective team members and who can work and communicate effectively with diverse team members to identify and solve problems and make responsible recommendations.

Aim 2: Ethics and Social Responsibility

  • Objective 1: Develop executives ready to act based upon knowledge of societal expectations, which are embodied in ethical guidelines, legal rules, and ideas about what it means for a corporation or organization to be socially responsible.

Aim 3: Integrated Knowledge of Business in a Global Environment

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to construct and implement strategic, integrative, and innovative approaches to business decisions in the creation of value in their organizations relevant to an increasingly global environment.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability of integrating knowledge of core business functions and applying in complex, ambiguous and unfamiliar management situations.

Aim 4: Reflection, Analysis, Decision Making and Technology

  • Objective 1: Develop executives with the capability to examine and integrate work/life experiences with course and program concepts to develop a set of lessons learned. These lessons learned are then used to generate action plans to improve work/life situations.
  • Objective 2: Develop executives with the capability to analyze uncertain, complex management situations using information (as appropriate), the application of qualitative and quantitative solutions, and the integration of technology to improve decision-making and increase competitive advantage.

This program helped me leap into a CEO role for a business in a turn-around situation, and turn around it did!

-Eric Neal '09

After my MBA, I started my own IT consulting business which is now close to $1M in less than two years.

-Nitin Agarwal '09

My experience thus far has been unbelievably enlightening. I have B.S. in Electronics Engineering and this program in one year has nearly provided as much use as my four years earning my engineering degree.

-Nick Holbrook '17

Loyola helped me become a confident, qualified business leader well prepared for future growth, new challenges, and an ethical business victory.

-Dan Phillips '12

Not only have I gained a lot of educational knowledge but I feel I have gained lifetime friends and built a camaraderie with the entire cohort. The opportunities arising from networking and the connections formed are a benefit that is hard to put on paper.

-Nick Holbrook '17

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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 Columbia Graduate Center
  • 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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