Full-Time, One-Year MBA Program

The Emerging Leaders MBA Experience Earn your degree in 1 year for 1 price

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  • Rolling Admission
  • Fall 2024 Tuition: $63,750
  • Credits: 45
  • Location: Baltimore campus
  • Time to Completion: 12 months
  • Average Class Size: 20-25

A Full-Time, One-Year MBA Program

Loyola University Maryland’s Emerging Leaders MBA (ELMBA) is a full-time, one-year MBA program designed for recent college graduates and early career professionals. Cohorts begin the program each fall and are comprised of diverse individuals with a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds.

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.

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Explore Your World

Students participate in domestic and international field studies to explore emerging markets and experience new business climates and cultures firsthand. Past ELMBA students have traveled internationally to Spain, Chile, China, Peru, and Vietnam and domestically to New York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Walt Disney World.

Loyola Ready

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.

Admission and Scholarship Application Process

Double Greyhound Alumni Discount

A 15% tuition discount is now available to Loyola alumni admitted to the ELMBA program.
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The ELMBA program is a highly collaborative, cohort learning experience. Application materials include a resume, personal statement, two letters of recommendations, and official transcript(s). In addition, prospective students will participate in a personal interview with a member of the Sellinger team.

Applicants with a strong academic and/or professional background should apply early for scholarship consideration! Learn more about the admission process and scholarships.


The Sellinger Difference

Loyola University Maryland takes a values-centered approach to business education that emphasizes reflection, discernment, and ethical commitment. Explore new ways of thinking and emerge as a confident, competent leader prepared for leadership roles in your current organization—and wherever your career takes you. Our personalized approach to student success means that faculty and staff meet with students to tailor the MBA and customize their path in order to meet their professional interests and goals. Loyola MBA graduates emerge from the program as knowledgeable, skilled, ethical, and adaptable professionals.

Our Unrivaled Network

Our alumni represent the region’s most driven, diverse, and committed professionals across industries and generations. While they come from different academic and professional backgrounds, and have different career goals, all of Sellinger’s alumni are changemakers, shaping the future of business from small local organizations to top global firms. As a part of the Sellinger community, you’ll discover that our network's strength lies not only in its size but in its dedication to collaboration, mentorship, and support. Through our alumni speaker events and the graduate mentor program, Sellinger graduates actively engage in meaningful interactions, serving as a catalyst for innovation, entrepreneurship, and impact. Apply today to join our network and see where these door-opening, and life-shaping connections will lead you.

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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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