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The Loyola University New Orleans MBA program is based on an interdisciplinary, highly coordinated approach seldom found in other MBA programs. Our rigorous, analytical, and systems-oriented curriculum is based on the highest standards of excellence and leadership that today’s organizations demand. Steeped in Jesuit ideals of social justice and a strong ethical and moral foundation, the program offers graduates a highly desired, values-driven skill set needed for success. Building on a 100-year tradition of serving New Orleans, Loyola is ideal for working professionals, with classes conveniently offered nightly. While deeply rooted in New Orleans’ business community, the program possesses a thoroughly international scope and is based on world-class standards of excellence. Enroll in the Loyola MBA program today for an experience that awakens, enlightens, and transforms your career.

Jerry Goolsby, Ph.D., Director


“ Acquire a diverse business background so that you are well-rounded. Know that there will be ups and downs in your career, but you have to stay the course and not get discouraged. ” DENNIS LAUSCHA, President, New Orleans Saints, M.B.A. ’93


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A Loyola MBA education gives you the agility to navigate shifting industries. As organizations become increasingly complex, businesses demand leaders who can move and manage in between different critical functions.

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Our curriculum is horizontally integrated. Each core class cultivates a foundation of knowledge upon which students can build up, or expand out into other business fields.


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“ The Loyola MBA program provides students a holistic view of organizations. The education I received at Loyola has helped me transition from a subject matter expert to a leader in my company.” SUZANNE WEBB SAINATO, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Symetra Life Insurance Company, M.B.A. ’12


Get an education with your degree. MBA degrees have long been status symbols for business professionals. But as demand for the degree has increased, it has become clear that not every MBA program is the same. To succeed in today’s business environment, you need an MBA education, not just a degree. Loyola student-professionals earn MBAs through a rigorous, enlightening, and transformative process. They adhere to the standard of educational excellence that Loyola has maintained for 100 years.


“ The Loyola MBA program has provided me with different ways of thinking and the right tools to make the appropriate decisions. I am now able to look at organizations holistically, something I was unable to do prior to the program. I plan to use my entrepreneurship experiences and everything learned throughout the MBA program to one day run my own company and make a difference in my home community in the U.S. and my home country of Benin, Africa.” IFE BANCOLE, IT and Project Manager at General Motors, M.B.A. ’12


“ As a student in our Private Equity Investments class, you will be called upon to conduct and present in-depth analyses of local organizations to the South Coast Angel Fund investors. In addition to this truly unique classroom environment, the students participate in the final decisions in managing the college’s investments as a member of the fund. ” CLAYTON WHITE, adjunct professor Founder of the South Coast Angel Fund, M.B.A. ’93 The South Coast Angel Fund accelerates early-stage ventures in the Gulf Coast community. At a time of fervent entrepreneurial activity, Loyola MBA students begin actually influencing the economy as part of their class work.


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Amount invested in local organizations on which Loyola MBAs consulted last year

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Number of cities in the United States that the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and INC. magazine consider better for entrepreneurs than New Orleans right now


VALUE At Loyola, you will learn from people who are the best in class at what they do. Period. Our faculty members are recognized in academic and professional circles around the world. The MBA curriculum is modeled after cuttingedge, globally respected theories and methods. Many of our courses are influenced by but not limited to: Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Six Sigma Strategy Lean Project Management Institution American Society for Quality


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Percent of our MBA students engaged with the local community Whether helping small businesses with cash flow statements or providing assistance to womenand minority-owned businesses via The Good Work Network, each MBA student works at least 30 hours for a nonprofit organization prior to graduation.


“ The Loyola MBA program provided me with the opportunity to develop critical networking skills that I use on a day-to-day basis. ” JEFF EHLINGER, Manager of Commercial Lending, Hancock Bank, M.B.A. ’03


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Number of consecutive years The Princeton Review has ranked the Loyola College of Business as one of the nation’s best

Amount a Loyola MBA student saved his employer by applying a course project to data at his workplace


“ Loyola’s curriculum and instruction methods gave me the academic preparation and problem-solving experience necessary to address contemporary business issues in the real world. The MBA education provided me with an excellent foundation for a career in both the public and private sectors.” GREG RATTLER, Senior Banker, Chase Bank, M.B.A. ’85


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Get certified while you study.

EMPLOYERS COME TO LOYOLA WITH JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Courses such as Project Management and Lean Six Sigma allow our student-professionals to sit for outside certification exams that earn them significant market value. Project Management: CAPM or PMP certification Six Sigma: Certified Quality Process Analyst Six Sigma Green Belt Six Sigma Black Belt certification

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Loyola is the beginning of your new career. We will make sure you are exposed to the world’s best employers. Booz Allen Consulting

Kinder Morgan

Symenta Life Insurance

Capital One Bank

Kingsley Consulting Group

Take Care Health Systems

Children's Hospital

Lockheed Martin

Talbridge, Inc.

Cox Communications

Marathon Petroleum Company

The Receivables Exchange

Deloitte & Touche

Marsh USA

Thompson & Co.

DM Petroleum Operations

Millennium Partners, L.P.

Trumble & Tucker

Entergy

Monsanto

UBS Financial Services

Entergy Operations Inc

New Orleans Saints

Ernst & Young

Ochsner Health System

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

FMOL Health Systems

Omni Bank

United States Air Force

Hancock Bank

United States Marine Corps

HCA Healthcare

Pan American Life Insurance Company

Humana Health

Rebowe & Company CPAs

Vector Marketing Corporation

Hussmann Corporation

Red Bull

Walgreens

Intralox

RE/MAX

WELLS FARGO

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Scandurro & Layrisson, LLC

Whitney National Bank

JP Morgan Chase Bank

Shell Oil Company

United States Navy


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Months in which you can earn your MBA. But you can start applying your Loyola business education immediately.


Will you be a part of our MBA community? The Loyola MBA program does not search for bodies to fill classroom seats—we are looking for studentprofessionals to become part of our community, who have a thirst for knowledge and the will to practice constant improvement.


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