Loyola University Chicago is one of the largest Catholic universities in the world. Quinlan School of Business is frequently recognized in the media for transforming the way business students are educated. Financial Times recognizes Quinlan as an “International Leader in Social Impact.” According to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report ranking, the part-time MBA program is ranked 40th in the nation, and the EMBA is ranked 23rd. Additionally, U.S. News and World Report ranks the MS in Supply Chain, Marketing, Accounting, and Finance within the top 30 nationally. The distinguished Quinlan SoB is AACSB accredited and is continuing to make its mark on Chicago’s business community and the world.
Students can embark on their undergraduate business journey with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Sport Management, Supply Chain Management, or the unique U.S./Europe Double Degree. Students earning a double degree will begin and end their degree in Chicago, with two semesters in Spain and one in Rome in between. The Honors Program features weekly seminars, annual co-curricular projects, and a specialized curriculum.
The Master of Business Administration is offered in contemporary formats, including Next Generation, Baumhart Scholars, Executive, and Healthcare Management. The Next Generation MBA can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in two years. This degree focused on the essential skills needed for the fast-track to a promotion, such as data-driven decision making and a Business Consulting course with real-world practice. The Baumhart Scholars MBA is a highly selective group of young leaders who receive a $20,000 scholarship, a top-notch curriculum, exceptional networking opportunities, and professional mentors. Students in the EMBA will select a focus on Leadership, Management, Business Analytics, Human Resource Management, or International Business. This program also includes an international immersion experience. The Healthcare Management MBA is for seasoned health professionals, with seven or more years of experience. Master of Science degrees is also offered in Accountancy, Business Data Analytics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management. Students can quickly gain new skills by earning a graduate certificate in Business Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Business Ethics, Supply Chain Fundamentals, Human Resources and Employment Relations, or Business Administration.
Students have opportunities to get involved, from local internships to global immersions. Students earn between one to three credit hours for internship work, depending on the number of hours they intern for a corporation. Students can also enhance their experience by joining a business student organization, such as Enactus, Sport Management Club, Women in Business, or the Rambler Investment Club. Business fraternities include Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Delta Sigma Pi. Students can also attend Business Etiquette dinners, company visits, and spend a week visiting distinguished alumni at the Quinlan Ramble. Many Quinlan students spend their summer vacation participating in a faculty-led study abroad program, such as International Management in Spain, Sustainable Business Management in Germany, or Introductory Accounting in Rome. Quinlan has seven business centers, designed to educate students, faculty, and the community.
The Next Generation MBA can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in two years. This degree focused on the essential skills needed for the fast-track to a promotion, such as data-driven decision making and a Business Consulting course with real-world practice. This hybrid program allows students to have extra flexibility with their schedule while still getting the benefits of face to face learning as well.