Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Business Ethics Certificate

Become an ethical leader in your company with the support of the Business Ethics certificate program. The certificate — which can be completed in one year — explores ethical issues in business and the challenges of managing corporate ethics programs.

About the Certificate Program

The Graduate Certificate in Business Ethics has been developed as a flexible course of study for:

  • Ethics professionals who develop and implement corporate ethics programs
  • Academics who seek to teach and do research in business ethics
  • Others who seek a greater knowledge of business ethics to enhance their careers

Courses (3)

The certificate requires completion of three to four courses.

  • Degree-seeking MBA and other graduate business students: Qualify for the certificate by completing three business ethics courses in the Quinlan School of Business. To add the certificate to your degree, complete the Graduate Business Certificate Application (PDF).  
  • Non-degree-seeking students: Qualify for the certificate after completing three business ethics courses and one additional Quinlan School of Business course that fits your interests and is approved for credit by the director of the program. All courses completed in the Business Ethics certificate program can be applied toward a Quinlan MBA degree. About the MBA →

Ethics Courses

  • MGMT 441: Business Ethics
  • MGMT 443: Environmental Ethics
  • MGMT 446: International Business Ethics
  • MGMT 447: Special Topics in Business Ethics
  • MGMT 448: Ethics in Finance
  • MGMT 479: Independent Study in Management

Program Structure

Courses are scheduled to enable completion of the certificate within one year. Sessions meet once per week for ten weeks. Courses are offered at our Water Tower Campus in Chicago (weekday evenings or Saturdays), with some courses also available online. 

Admission Requirements/Prerequisites

Students applying for this certificate should have the U.S. equivalent of a BA or BS degree.

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