A Loyola MBA degree is a launch pad that can lead you to a more successful, meaningful career, and now we’re bringing the prestige of the Loyola MBA online. The online MBA program at Loyola University New Orleans is designed for motivated professionals who want to take their careers to the next level while benefiting from the flexibility of online learning. Our rigorous online program, accredited by the AACSB and taught by Loyola’s accomplished campus faculty, will give you a competitive edge by equipping you with advanced knowledge in business areas such as accounting, entrepreneurship, management, and marketing.

In addition to learning real-world business skills you can immediately apply at work, you can also specialize your MBA by taking elective courses in high-demand areas, so that when you graduate, you’re poised to build the career you’ve always wanted. For example, the MBA program offers a concentration in Finance that features electives in topics like investment management and financial statement analysis, enabling students to make strategic decisions based on real financial data and to develop strategies for organizational success with financial impact goals. Graduates are prepared to start or accelerate careers as financial analysts, consultants, or entrepreneurs.

Offering flexible scheduling, our online MBA suits all types of learners. Students seeking an accelerated program can complete our full-time, fast-track MBA in just one year. Working professionals and students with other commitments can take advantage of part-time options, completing six or fewer credit hours each term.

Program Requirements

Loyola’s online MBA program consists of 40 credit hours, which includes:

  • 24 MBA core credit hours
  • 12 elective credit hours
  • 4 credit hours of immersion weeks (each immersion week is 1 credit hour)

Core courses include:

  • Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership

Potential elective courses include:

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management
  • Digital Marketing & Analytics
  • Venture Capital Investment
  • Lean Six Sigma

Immersion weeks are fully online two-week modules that give you the opportunity to interact with faculty, executives, and fellow MBA students in topics not covered in traditional MBA programs, such as ethics and social justice. (Online students can attend a one-week on-campus immersion week by making a special request to the MBA program, but will be responsible for any associated costs and arrangements.)

Visit the MBA curriculum page for a full list of courses and course descriptions.

Download the degree program course list to review the online MBA program requirements in a helpful worksheet format.

About the College of Business

Founded in 1947, the Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business is a member of the American Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Association of American Colleges, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, the National Catholic Educational Association, the Southern Business Administration Association, and the Southwestern Business Administration Association.

Established in 1961, the graduate division of the College of Business was first accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in 1974. Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Outside of their academic experience, online MBA students at Loyola benefit from our membership in the Jesuit MBA Network. A worldwide group of MBA programs at 30 Jesuit and Jesuit-friendly schools, the Jesuit MBA Network works to support and promote the many benefits of a Jesuit business education. Through collaboration and cooperation, these MBA programs promote opportunities for all MBA students in Jesuit programs.

Among the benefits of this powerful network is transferability of credits from one member school to another. Loyola’s MBA Program accepts any applicable graduate business credits completed at any other institution in the network. Students can use these transfer credits for up to 50% of the total core and elective coursework required for the MBA degree.