Part-Time MBA Program
The Professional's MBA
A Part-time, Self-paced MBA Program
*Classes will be offered at the Columbia Graduate Center until Aug. 30, 2023. All instruction and services will be relocated to other Loyola locations or moved online beginning Fall 2023.
An Overview of the Professional's MBA Program
The Professional’s MBA is built for busy professionals from all academic and professional backgrounds. This part-time MBA is tailored to meet the needs of our students. Our curriculum is designed for students to earn their degree in 39 credits—just 13 courses—allowing for faster time to completion and return on investment. As a Professional's MBA student, you'll manage your program at your own pace. Students typically complete this program in 2–3 years.
All courses are designed and facilitated by Loyola faculty members, creating a unique, relevant, and robust learning experience for students.
Loyola offers convenient course locations in Columbia, Timonium, as well as select courses in downtown Baltimore.
Students complete the Professional's MBA through 8-week courses, primarily in a hybrid format. Hybrid courses consist of one in-person class session and one online asynchronous session per week. Some fully online course options are offered and may be fully asynchronous, or may include a weekly online synchronous component. Our dedicated program advisors work with each student to design an individualized plan – keeping specialization, pace, and preferred location in mind.
Students complete the Professional's MBA through 8-week courses, fully-online. Our approach to online learning is highlighted by small class size and a personalized student experience. Online courses are primarily asynchronous and include opportunities for faculty and student interaction.
Both formats offer resources in career services, mentoring, networking, and study tour opportunities to help leverage the Loyola MBA experience and immerse yourself in the Loyola community.
Professional's MBA Specializations
The Loyola MBA encourages students to customize the curriculum by aligning their course choices with personal interests and career goals. All specialization are available to students in the online program. We currently offer several specializations in a variety of top industry focus areas:
Admission and Scholarship Application Process
The Loyola MBA is designed with the working professional in mind with rolling admission and start terms in the fall, spring, or summer. Students are required to have at least 1 to 2 years of working experience. In addition, up to two course waiver exams (3 credits each) can be taken by admitted students. Waiver exams are offered in finance, statistics, and economics.
Applicants with a strong academic and/or professional background should apply by the priority deadline to be automatically considered for merit-based scholarships! Learn more about the admission process and merit-based scholarships.
Double Greyhound Alumni Discount
A 15% tuition discount is now available to Loyola alumni admitted to the part-time MBA program beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year and beyond. Learn More >>