Management BA

About the BA in Management degree program at Loyola

The BA in Management degree program offers adult learners training in management principles, ethical leadership, critical thinking, and strategic planning. You'll quickly hone your analytical, decision-making, and management skills in an accelerated format.

You will be prepared for professional advancement in organization communications, community relations, and project management.

Program Structure

The BA in Management is a 13 course, 39-credit hour program you can pursue full-time or part-time. Classes are held in 8-week sessions with evening and Saturday morning meeting times, in a fully-online format.

Why Choose Loyola for Your Management BA?

Fast and flexible

Earn your degree in 8 weeks through online, evening, and weekend class options that fit your busy schedule.

As the nation's #8 best online business Bachelor's degree and the top program of its kind in Chicago, we'll equip you with the leadership skills and credentials that top employers value.

Our career-focused curriculum is backed by 100 years of experience in adult education from Chicago's largest urban research university.

Through our strong alumni connections, you'll have the support of like-minded peers and industry mentors from across the city and beyond.

If you decide to pursue a ' degree after completing the program, you will be considered for a maximum of four course waivers toward your MBA from the Quinlan School of Business should you pursue admission to the program and meet Quinlan's eligibility requirements.

Meet the Faculty

Loyola is proud to have talented and nationally-recognized scholar-teachers as part of our diverse community of exceptional faculty, students and staff. Loyola faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, the dissemination of knowledge through innovative and interdisciplinary scholarly research, and a commitment to social justice and cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Visit the School of Continuing and Professional Studies faculty and staff directory to learn more about the teachers and mentors involved with the Management BA program.

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Curriculum and Program Outcomes

While courses for the Management BA program may vary from semester to semester, Loyola’s extensive Academic Catalog will always house the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies, degree requirements, and specialization or concentration options.

Additionally, this resource will provide Management BA learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

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Costs, Scholarships, and Aid

Loyola University Chicago is committed to making your return to school a reality. Our Cost & Financial Aid page can help better inform you about the costs and potential funding opportunities through scholarships, loans, and aid for graduate and professional education.

Tuition and Costs

Students in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies will likely have the ability to influence their total cost through the use of transfer credit and non-traditional credit. Please keep that in mind when reviewing the total cost for the Management BA below.

The estimated tuition and fees for the Management BA totals $91200.00, or 120 (includes Loyola academic credit and potential transfer credit and non-traditional credit) credit hours at a cost of $760.00 per credit hour. Please note that tuition and fees for all of Loyola's academic programs are subject to change.

For more detailed information about tuition and fees, and a breakdown of how these costs are calculated on a yearly basis, please visit Tuition and Fees from the Office of the Bursar.

Management BA Scholarships

Degree-seeking students in the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) who have completed the scholarship application will be considered for the many scholarship opportunities available to students each semester.

Achieve the Degree Scholarships include both merit and need-based scholarships. Newly-admitted undergraduate degree-seeking students can expect to receive $2,000 in their first semester while awards for current students range from $1,100 to $3,000 per semester.

Students receiving tuition reimbursement from their employer should also consider seeking admission to the SCPS Fellow Scholarship program that will match up to $5,250 per academic year the reimbursement total you're eligible to receive from your employer.

For detailed information about tuition, costs, and aid, please visit the SCPS Tuition & Financial Aid page.

Visit and Connect With Us

Take advantage of a variety of different visit opportunities to find your place in our Loyola community. Loyola offers graduate open houses, information sessions, individual appointments, open Zoom and text sessions, and a multitude of other ways to get to know us better.

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Application Process

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the Management BA are listed below. We encourage you to apply early as decisions may take longer during busy periods.

Rolling applications, recommended deadlines are:

Summer 2023: May 19, 2023
Fall I 2023: August 4, 2023
Fall II 2023: October 6, 2023
Spring I 2024: December 21, 2023
Spring II, 2024: February 23, 2024

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the Management BA include:

  • 2.0 Minimum GPA

International Student Requirements

Additional information regarding the application process for international students can be found on the International Student Requirements page.

Additional Details

For general information and a step-by-step guide to applying for graduate and professional study, please visit our Admission Process page.

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