Loyola University Chicago

Baumhart Center

Housed in the Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Baumhart Scholars MBA Program


Baumhart Scholars receive a $20,000 scholarship and an array of specialized resources to accelerate their careers and their impact.

The Baumhart Scholars MBA prepares leaders from the private, government, and social sectors to thrive at the intersection of profit and purpose. The highly selective, cohort-based MBA within Quinlan is designed for working professionals who seek to drive their careers and their social impact forward simultaneously. Click here to meet the current cohort.

An impact driven cohort

Baumhart Scholars selects extraordinary candidates who have proven leadership skills, strong academic foundations, and a demonstrated commitment to impact. Once selected, these students form a special cohort within Quinlan that benefits from:

  • Impact-driven curriculum:  Scholars go through Quinlan’s MBA together, learning specialized leadership and impact skills alongside the fundamentals of business. See the curriculum →
  • Individualized mentorship:  Scholars meet bimonthly with professional mentors at the forefront of integrating business strategy and social purpose. See the mentors →
  • The Baumhart Network: Scholars get special access to Baumhart’s leadership network of higher ambition executives who are marrying profit and purpose. See the network →
  • Scholarship support: Scholars receive a $20,000 scholarship to celebrate their commitment to harness the power of their MBAs to advance the greater good. About the scholarship →

Program structure

Baumhart Scholars is designed for working professionals who are ready for an intensive program alongside their careers. Scholars take courses on two evenings each week, and attend a monthly Saturday seminar on Loyola's Water Tower Campus.

Alongside this core coursework, Scholars are expected to participate in an opening immersion weekend, ongoing leadership development programming, and bi-monthly mentorship.

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