Part-Time MBA Program

The Professional's MBA A Part-time, Self-paced MBA Program

Summer 2023 Priority Deadline: April 15 

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*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

Loyola part-time MBA received 2020 Princeton Review Best Business School

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.

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Format Options


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 >>


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.

The Loyola Network

Expand your network of power connections from day one as you learn alongside the region’s most driven, diverse, and committed professionals. Graduating from Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business places you among a vast and influential alumni network connecting you to thousands of fellow graduates at companies and organizations in Baltimore and around the world. As a part of the Sellinger alumni community, you’ll have access to valuable benefits such as networking, continued education, and career services.

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