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Loyola University Maryland partners with Goucher College to create 4+1 MBA option

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management partnered with Goucher College to establish a 4+1 program for Goucher students, who can now apply for fast-track admission to Loyola’s one-year, full-time Emerging Leaders MBA program. The new option allows students meeting certain GPA requirements to earn two degrees in five years and provides a 15% discount off graduate tuition and a streamlined admission process for eligible students.

“Loyola’s Emerging Leaders MBA program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students in our region and nationally,” said Kathleen Getz, Ph.D., dean of Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business. “Partnerships like this one create pathways for the most academically talented students to extend their educational experience through a challenging, experiential, and accelerated advanced business degree.”

The Emerging Leaders MBA program emphasizes real-world experiences, including corporate visits, mentoring and internships, as well as domestic and international field study tours exploring emerging markets and new business climates and cultures. The program ranked among MBA Central’s Top 50 Fastest Accelerated MBA Degree Programs.

“Expanding Goucher’s 4+1 programs with other respected national institutions provides our students the valuable opportunity to experience the rigorous liberal arts undergraduate experience for which Goucher is known and complement that with a range of well-regarded advanced degree opportunities,” said Elaine Meyer-Lee, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Goucher College.

Loyola also offers fast-track admission to the Emerging Leaders MBA program for students at Gettysburg College, Stevenson University, Stonehill College and Washington College. In addition, Loyola’s full-time, 10-month Master of Accounting program offers fast-track admission for students at Notre Dame of Maryland University, Stevenson University, Stonehill College, and Washington College.