Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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 our academic rigor, Quinlan's part-time MBA is among the top 3 programs in Chicago and No. 32 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2019. Quinlan is also recognized as one of Princeton Review's Best Business Schools in the 2018 edition. Rankings and reputation →
Quinlan graduates emerge as dynamic and innovative professionals who go on to assume leadership roles in corporations, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures. They have also taken the helm in family-owned businesses in order to help extend their family’s legacy.
Organizations that employ recent MBA graduates include Accenture, American Medical Association, Baxter International, Bosch Corporation, Cummins Inc., Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Grainger Inc., Microsoft, Miller Coors, Plante Moran, and World Business Chicago.
MBA 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.
Loyola's Quinlan School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting body for schools of business. Fewer than 5 percent of business schools in the USA and worldwide have earned this distinction. Learn more →
Benefits of our MBA 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, across the USA, and around the globe.
Explore the MBA program
- Alumni testimonials
Read how recent graduates describe their experiences.