Emerging Leaders MBA

One-Year Program

Accelerated full-time schedule; 48 credits, 12 months

The Emerging Leaders MBA (ELMBA) is a full-time, one-year cohort program designed for recent college graduates and early career professionals. Cohorts are comprised of diverse individuals with a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds, exposing students in the program to valuable networks that extend far beyond the classroom.

Active Learning

Our immersive, experiential curriculum builds upon your strong functional knowledge and critical thinking skills through a variety of real-world experiences including corporate visits, mentoring, and internships. Each semester brings about the opportunity to participate in “First Friday” site visits, leadership and career development workshops, networking, and team building exercises.

Explore Your World

Students participate in domestic and international field studies in which exploration of emerging markets, new business climates and cultures are experienced firsthand. ELMBA students have traveled to Spain, Chile, Panama, China, Peru, and Vietnam.

Loyola Ready

All classes at our Baltimore campus; All-inclusive tuition & available merit awards

As a student and alumnus of our MBA program, you’ll have access to Loyola’s Career Center, which is dedicated to connecting you with organizations in need of your expertise. Upon graduation, you become a part of our expansive alumni network in Baltimore and around the globe.

Learn more about the admission process, including how to apply for merit-based scholarships.

This was the highlight of the program for me, the development of self: understanding what I excelled at, what I needed to work on, as well as really discover what I could see myself doing in the upcoming years.

-Joey Pustejovsky '13

After college, I wanted to make an impact but I didn't feel like I was progressing--this program gave me a strong business foundation and opened up a lot of opportunities early in my career.

-Megann Daw '11

I sought out this program looking for increased opportunities, and the ELMBA program has already exceeded my expectations.

-Michelle Esposito ‘11

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