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Part-time MBA Curriculum

Loyola's part-time Professional's MBA consists of 39 credits and includes 10 core courses designed to provide breadth and depth in all functional areas of business, plus 3 electives. Once enrolled, students can earn credit for up to two core courses by passing a proficiency exam; exams are available for the following specified courses: Managerial Economics; Applied Business Statistics; and Financial Strategy.

Core Courses
30 credits total

Analytical Skills:
Accounting for Decision Making
Managerial Economics
Applied Business Statistics

Leadership and Ethics:
Leading and Managing People
Law, Ethics, and Social Responsibility

Functional Areas:
Operations and Process Strategies
Marketing Strategy 
Financial Strategy
Emerging Technologies and Analytics
Strategic Management (capstone)

9 credits total

Students select three electives in the specialization of their choice.

Part-time MBA Specializations

Loyola's part-time MBA curriculum includes five specializations, which allow students to focus their studies in a particular area of business or prepare for further advancement in their specific career field. The following MBA specializations are currently available:

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.
I come from a technical background, and I have the management experience, but the Loyola MBA provided a way to blend the two.
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.