Sellinger School of Business – Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Part-Time MBA Program Structure

The Loyola University part-time Professional’s MBA at Sellinger School of Business offers the high quality content of the full-time day program to students who wish to continue working during the day. Students can begin their studies at the beginning of any term. Classes are offered on weeknights, Monday-Thursday. Classes meet at graduate centers in Timonium and Columbia.

Students select their courses and campus locations each semester to meet their academic program plan requirements and work-life balance.

Curriculum

Depending on the student’s individual academic program plan and any foundation course waivers, the Loyola University part-time MBA requires 48 credits under the new program guidelines. Many students will need some, but not all, foundation courses.

Required core courses cover the areas of Analytical Skills, Leadership and Communication, and Functional Areas. Course titles include Managerial Economics, Leading and Managing People, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Financial Strategy, and Globalization and International Management.

Through Loyola’s MBA concentrations and specializations students can select their course electives to focus on one of six areas: General Business, Finance, International Business, Management, Information Systems, or Marketing.

Class Profile

The part-time MBA program is designed for currently-employed professionals. Students will be in class with individuals from a variety of educational and career backgrounds. Individuals in the program have at least two years of work experience, and they are generally looking to advance their careers. Admitted students have a typical GMAT score of at least 500 or higher.

Careers

Students can receive ongoing career assistance and support tailored to where they are in their career through the Career Center at Loyola University Maryland.

Resources available to graduate students include a series of workshops on key career topics such as “How to Write a Winning Résumé” and “Interviewing Made Easy.”

To accommodate the busy schedules of working professionals, the Career Center holds regular walk-in hours at both the Timonium and Columbia Graduate Centers. Career advisers are available for consultations on career planning and job search assistance. Specific services include résumé critiques and interview preparation, as well employer contacts and interest testing.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The Loyola University part-time MBA tuition is $950 per credit. The program can be completed within as many as 48 credits. Total tuition costs will depend on the amount of credits taken to complete the program. Loyola University also charges a registration fee of $25.

A variety of grants and scholarships are available to Loyola students. Business students can apply for merit-based awards as well Ignatius Grants, the latter of which are for students who have shown a commitment to Jesuit values and who show promise of doing well in the program.

Most student loans are based on either financial need or creditworthiness and are available only to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. School of Business students commonly use the Federal Stafford Loan Program or the Alternative Education Loans. Private loans may also be available.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Loyola University part-time MBA program must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Students also need to have some work experience, usually at least two years.

To apply to the part-time program, applicants must submit a completed application form, college transcripts from degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions, a personal essay, a current résumé and one letter of recommendation. Applicants must also send in their GMAT or GRE scores and a nonrefundable $60 application fee.

Non-native English language speaking applicants must submit an official IELTS or TOEFL score report with an application.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines are as follows:

Fall start – August 1
Spring start – December 1
Summer start – May 1