Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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MBA Program Overview

Loyola’s MBA degree program prepares successful leaders whose core values include ethical, values-based leadership, and social responsibility. The program is designed to provide a solid foundation in management and leadership skills and to integrate business disciplines, develop critical thinking skills, explore business issues in a global context, and develop responsible leaders.

In response to today’s rapidly changing business environment, we offer a flexible, practical curriculum with the opportunity to study as a full or part-time student. Students enhance their core business knowledge by selecting advanced courses in an array of concentrations.

In recognition of its academic rigor, Quinlan's part-time MBA is ranked among the top 3 programs in Chicago, according to U.S. News & World Report (2017). Quinlan is also recognized as one of the best 295 business schools in the nation by Princeton Review (2016). Rankings and reputation →

Program Structure

Classes are held weekday evenings on Loyola's Water Tower Campus, which is conveniently located off the Red Line in the heart of Chicago, as well as online. The program is on a 10-week quarter system, and you can begin the program in any quarter.

Accreditation

Loyola's Quinlan School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting body for schools of business. Fewer than 6 percent of business schools worldwide have earned this distinction.

Benefits of the program

  • Focus on real-world management issues, enabling students to build a portfolio and apply theories learned in the classroom to their professional lives.
  • Experienced, nationally recognized faculty who are dedicated to teaching and research.
  • Impressive network of 30,000 business school alumni, many of whom have achieved leadership positions in Chicago and around the globe.

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