Emerging Leaders MBA Program Sellinger School of Business and Management Loyola University Maryland

Emerging Leaders MBA Program Sellinger School of Business and Management Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore, MD
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 25
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered


The Sellinger School of Business and Management

Established in 1980, the Sellinger School of Business and Management integrates knowledge, leadership training, personal development, and professional certification with "a commitment to ethics and the values of service." It has accreditation from the prestigious AACSB International, which assures that schools provide the highest quality business education.

Furthermore, Sellinger has received top rankings from prominent publications like "Businessweek," "Financial Times," the "Princeton Review," and "U.S. News and World Report." Sellinger offers an Emerging Leaders Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree program.

The Emerging Leaders M.B.A. at Loyola University Maryland

The Emerging Leaders Master of Business Administration program at Loyola University Maryland is a l-year, full-time, accelerated program. It is designed for talented individuals who recently earned their undergraduate degrees, professionals in the initial stages of their careers, and professionals seeking career transitions.

An academically rigorous program, the Emerging Leaders M.B.A. (E.L.M.B.A.) degree program integrates classroom coursework, experiential learning, and Jesuit values. Students are challenged to grow academically, professionally, and personally; strengthen their leadership skills; and improve their decision-making abilities.

As a result, they graduate equipped to realize their career aspirations and make a real difference in the world.

E.L.M.B.A. Curriculum

The E.L.M.B.A. is a cohort program whose 53-credit curriculum is completed over 3 (fall, spring, and summer) terms. Its curriculum consists of 21 courses including open and closing residencies, sustainability colloquiums, field study, and an internship. Courses include "Accounting for Decision Makers," "Leadership Management," "Ethics and Social Responsibility," "Information and Technology for Management," "Business Strategy," "Marketing Strategy," "Risk Assessment and Process Strategies," "Financial Applications and Strategy," and "Globalization and International Business."

Opening Residency

The Opening Residency prepares students for the stimulating and fulfilling academic year ahead of them. It introduces them to the E.L.M.B.A. curriculum, their cohort, and the staff. It also includes workshops on several topics including career strength assessment, case simulation, strategic management, and team building.

Closing Residency

The Emerging Leaders M.B.A. program at Loyola University Maryland ends with a 1-day Closing Residency in which students reflect on their experiences and envision the next steps in their lives. They also consider how competent and confident emerging leaders can facilitate sustainable value creation for business stakeholders.

Domestic and International Field Study

Domestic Field Study takes place in Silicon Valley, California, where students gain knowledge about emerging technologies.

International Field Study takes students to exciting locales across the world where they learn about global markets and business approaches as well as cultural, political, and civil practices of other countries.

Students have visited Beijing and Shanghai, China, and Barcelona, Spain.

First Fridays -- Emerging Leaders Sustainability Colloquiums

Each semester students take an active learning course that emphasizes sustainability, leadership, and critical thinking. The course includes career development, networking, and service activities. It also consists of business tours, lives cases, leadership development workshops and coaching, and panel discussions with alumni and other professionals.


Internships allow students to integrate theory with practice. They consist of meaningful work at organizations that reflect students' career interests and goals. Internships also include the option to complete team-based field studies or consulting projects.

E.L.M.B.A. Boot Camp

"Boot Camp" is designed for students with non-business academic backgrounds. It introduces them to essential business fundamentals such as accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations, and statistics.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Loyola University Maryland

Tuition for the E.L.M.B.A. program at Loyola University Maryland is all inclusive. Therefore, it covers costs for course materials like books and cases, residency accommodations, and travel and lodging during field studies. Federal Stafford Loans and merit-based scholarships help students finance their education. In addition, Loyola offers monthly payment plans that help students manage costs.

Distinguished Faculty Members

Business faculty members at Loyola University are highly-regarded academics and well-respected practitioners. For example, Dr. Michael Unger is an associate professor and the department chair of Management/International Business. His distinguished career in business, government, and education has taken him to more than 60 countries.

Dr. Unger was a senior economist at the U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Agency for International Development, as well as an international consultant with Nathan Associates. He has also been a guest lecturer at business schools and universities in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda in Africa. In addition, he is a Senior Institute Associate at Harvard Business School's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness.

Loyola University Maryland

Jesuit priests established Loyola University Maryland in 1852 with the goal of providing excellence in higher education that focuses on "the whole person" -- mind, body, and spirit.

Today, the university offers nearly 6,000 students more than 35 undergraduate programs and 9 graduate programs through 3 schools.

Loyola is dedicated to providing liberal education that cultivates students who place the highest value on intellectual life and understand that leadership and service are closely connected.

Loyola in Baltimore

Loyola University Maryland is located in Baltimore, Maryland, in the northeastern region of the United States.

This thriving metropolis of more than 1.1 million residents provides a myriad of internship, professional, service, and recreational opportunities.

Students can enjoy shopping, restaurants, movies, music, theatre, parks, museums and professional sports. Other attractions include the Maryland Science Center, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Location & Contact

Emerging Leaders MBA Program

Sellinger School of Business and Management
Loyola University Maryland

4501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210-2699
United States

Dr. Andrea Giampetro-Meyer


Phone: 410-617-2570
Email: agiampet@loyola.edu

Katlyn Good

Assistant Director of Recruitment

Phone: 410-617-1633
Email: elmba@loyola.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Business Administration And Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 124
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 25th February 25th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT, essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume, transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage37%
    • Part-time Percentage63%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%