FAQs

The BA in Management requires between 120 hours of coursework. This includes 45 hours of general education, a 30 hour major, an 18- to 19-hour concentration and 18 hours of electives. Transfer credit can be accepted toward degree completion. For detailed information on the degree requirements, visit Academic Degrees.

The BA in Management with Certificate in Paralegal Studies requires 126 hours to earn. This includes 45 hours of general education, a 30 hour major, 18 hours of electives, and 24 hours toward the Certificate in Paralegal studies. Students initially work toward the BA requirements, and begin the Paralegal Certificate course work during the later portion of degree completion. Upon completion, students graduate with the BA with their bachelor's degree, and the added value of the Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Transfer credit can be accepted toward degree completion. For detailed information, visit the program's curriculum page.

For the 2012-2013 academic year, tuition for the BA in Management in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is $615 per credit hour.  Each class carries three hours of credit.

For more information visit the Office of the Bursar at www.luc.edu/bursar/tuition.shtml.  

The B.A. in Managerial Arts and Leadership requires 120 to 126 hours of credit; less any credit from previous institutions accepted into the university and applied toward degree requirements. Students can earn up to 30 hours each year by taking two courses in each eight-week session. For an assessment of transfer credit and requirements for degree for completion, it is best to schedule an appointment with an enrollment advisor. To schedule an appointment, contact the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at 312-915-8956. To receive an information packet in advance of the appointment, complete our Information Request Form.

For information on completing the post-baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies, please visit the Institute for Paralegal Studies. 

Coursework from an accredited college or university can be accepted into Loyola University and used toward completion of the B.A. in Management. It is best to meet with an enrollment advisor to discuss previous coursework. To schedule an appointment with and advisor for an assessment of transfer credit, contact the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at (312)915-8956.

Please note: Coursework from foreign institutions must first be evaluated by Education Credential Evaluators or World Educational Services. Please request a course-by-course evaluation. Please visit our page for more information on how to obtain this evaluation. Click on the desired degree program for details. 

No. SCPS values the diverse experiences that each student brings to the classroom, and they are utilized as a part of a collaborative learning environment.

Courses are offered on an eight-week, evening format. Each class meets one night per week from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Most courses are scheduled for weekdays between Monday and Thursday. Some courses are offered on Saturdays, meeting from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SCPS offers five eight-week sessions per academic year. Fall I begins in August, Fall II begins in October, Spring I begins in January, Spring II begins in March, Summer begins in June. For the current schedule of courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Management, visit our Schedule of Courses page.  

Currently, all courses are classroom based. Some course will utilize online environments as a supplement to the entire course experience. Loyola uses Blackboard for its online learning environment.

With the first session of enrollment, students are limited to a maximum of two courses. Ongoing, students can enroll in up to three courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any eight-week session. Most students take one to two courses per session.

The BA in Managerment is not on a cohort model; therefore, students have more flexibility with planning their schedule. Although there are maximum limits on course load, students are not required to be enrolled in consecutive sessions.   All students are assigned an academic advisor to assist with any scheudling questions.

SCPS students pursuing the bachelor's degree can qualify for various state and federal financial aid opportunities and student loans. All opportunity consideration starts with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. For more information on how to apply for financial assistance and completing the FAFSA, visit the Office of Financial Assistance.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies also offers various scholarship opportunities for BA in Management students, both need-based and merit-based. For more information, visit SCPS scholarship opportunities. 

Currently, your bill and account summary is viewable via LOCUS.  Paper bills are no longer generated.  All students receive an e-mail reminder when billing statements are due.  For more detailed information, please visit the Office of the Bursar.

Yes. Visit the Office of the Bursar for the most-current and detailed information.

Yes. The Office of the Bursar offers a deferred billing option for those using tuition assistance through their employer. Please visit the Office of the Bursar for details and application. Fees and deadlines apply.

A record of your previous college coursework. An official or unofficial transcript will suffice for the appointment; however, official sealed transcripts from every institution attended will be required as a part of the application process. An enrollment advisor will provide an assessment of what work may transfer into the university and applied toward the degree program. If there is no previous coursework, please bring a high school transcript.

Your questions from the literature you've received. If you have not received information on your desired program before your appointment, we suggest obtaining information by browsing the School of Continuing and Professional Studies website. To receive an information packet, complete our Information Request Form.

Your questions about the application process. The application process and admission qualifications will be covered in this meeting. To receive an information packet in advance of the appointment, complete our Information Request Form , or you can apply online. Allow at least one week between completion of the online application and the appointment.  

We invite you to visit us for an Open House at our downtown Chicago Water Tower campus. The BA in Managerial Arts and Leadership courses prepare working adults to succeed in a variety of organizations.  Apply now.