Graduate business students can select from four MBA degree options at Loyola Marymount University. If you're undecided about which program best suits your goals, these descriptions and the comparison chart are tools to help you decide which MBA is right for you.


Focused on the education of the whole person, the MBA Program will help you grow professionally and personally. The program begins with a leadership residential over two weekends. The first year is structured as a cohort of core business courses. In the second year, you have the flexibility to choose from a variety of courses depending on your area of emphasis. The program also includes a global study requirement, often the highlight for many students. The 21-36 month curriculum is designed for working professionals with at least two years of work or internship experience. Classes are held two nights a week in the evening. Learn more by signing up for an MBA Info Session.

Executive MBA

For mid-career individuals seeking to make a change and broaden their business knowledge, the EMBA Program offers Saturday-only courses in a collaborative learning environment. As an EMBA student, you share many of the same faculty as the MBA Program and also have an international study component. 8+ years of professional experience are required and the ideal candidate will have management experience. Learn more about the EMBA Program.


The Juris Doctor/MBA program is designed for the individual who wants to pursue studies in both law and business administration. It is a dual degree program open to full-time day students and completed in four years. You must apply and be accepted at both Loyola Law School and the LMU MBA Program. Learn more about the JD/MBA Program.

Systems Engineering and Leadership Program (SELP)

This dual degree program is for students who want to gain or sharpen their business knowledge and skills while pursuing a career in systems engineering. Students enrolled in this unique program have access to the strengths and curriculum of the College of Business Administration and College of Science and Engineering. With the SELP Program, you receive both an MBA and an MS in Systems Engineering.

Program Work Experience Time to Complete Cost Requirements
MBA At least 2 years 21-36 months

Estimated at ~$84,350
($1,450/unit x 51 units + additional fees)

Bachelor's degree, GMAT/GRE
Executive MBA 8 year minimum 22 months $98,500 Bachelor's degree
JD/MBA N/A 4 years Call MBA Office for details Complete first year of law school
Systems Engineering and Leadership Program (SELP) 2-3 years 4 years Call MBA Office for details Bachelor's degree in science or engineering