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 is a highly selective program within Quinlan that equips purpose-driven professionals with the skills, values, and networks to do well and do good in their careers.

The 20-month, cohort-based MBA program is designed for rising leaders who seek to drive their careers and their social impact forward simultaneously. The second cohort of this program launches in August of 2020. Click here to meet the inaugural cohort.

Do Well and Do Good

Baumhart Scholars MBA 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 the Quinlan MBA that benefits from:

  • Top-notch curriculum: Baumhart Scholars go through Quinlan’s MBA together, learning specialized leadership and impact skills alongside the fundamentals of business. See the curriculum →
  • Individualized mentorship: Baumhart Scholars meet bimonthly with professional mentors at the forefront of integrating business strategy and social purpose. See the mentors →
  • Exceptional networks: Baumhart Scholars get special access to a leadership network of higher ambition executives who are marrying profit and purpose. See the network →
  • Scholarship support: Baumhart 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, plus 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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