Loyola Marymount University
Be a Force for Good
We advance knowledge and develop business leaders with moral courage and creative confidence to be a force for good in the global community.
Made in L.A.
Los Angeles is the creative capital of the world and a global engine of innovation and invention. The LMU campus is centered in the heart of Silicon Beach, a thriving coastal startup community stretching from Santa Monica to El Segundo. Silicon Beach is home to Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Yahoo!, Hulu, The Honest Company, YouTube and more than 1,000 startups, venture capital firms and business incubators. The CBA experience is invigorated by real-world learning opportunities across our incredible city — internships, industry mentors, global conferences, networking events and more.
Rewarding and Relevant
For 95 years, CBA has built a national reputation for its academic rigor and commitment to the Jesuit values of ethical stewardship and compassionate service. Led by an extraordinary faculty of teacher-scholars, our students learn the tremendous opportunities and real challenges of a globally connected, 21st century business world.
CBA is a proud member of AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 5% of the world's 16,000 business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest serving and largest global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
The LMU College of Business Administration offers 6 specialty master's degrees.
M.S. in Accounting
The LMU M.S. in Accounting is designed for students who want to obtain their CPA License or increase their professional growth opportunities. Our program fosters a focused and ethical approach that develops accomplished accountants who are actively recruited by the Big Four, regional and local accounting firms. Small classes are taught by highly qualified faculty, creating an intimate setting that allows for maximum collaboration with your peers and faculty.
M.S. in Business Analytics
Designed for college graduates with a statistics/quantitative background, the LMU M.S. in Business Analytics integrates business knowledge, data analytics and soft skills to empower professionals to solve problems across sectors. Due to our innovative, integrative approach, we are able to effectively address the key three competencies necessary for top business analytics professionals: data management, big data modeling and analytics and business applications. Through our capstone project, you will gain and practice the interpersonal skills needed to manage business analytics projects including problem-framing, teamwork, project management and communication.
M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Innovation
In collaboration with Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering, the LMU M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Innovation is designed for students who are determined to make a difference in their organization and in society. Our program will prepare you to launch your own firm, join a venture capital-backed start-up, step in as a change agent in a large corporate enterprise, contribute to a social enterprise or bring new, innovative skills to your family business.
Our unique curriculum delivers essential theoretical, applied and experiential learning, blending several major disciplines including entrepreneurial management, science/engineering and environmental law/policy. Faculty will facilitate opportunities for you to connect and learn best practices from the leading firms in southern California while networking and gaining valuable experience. Our capstone project provides you the opportunity to practice creating innovative solutions, either with a leading company or your own entrepreneurial/start-up project.
M.S. in Management
The LMU M.S. in Management helps you understand business challenges, solve problems in socially responsible and innovative ways and adapt to change. Designed for individuals who have an undergraduate degree in a field other than business, our program will complement your current skills and knowledge and increase your value to employers. Students from the arts, humanities, engineering and social sciences fields will benefit from this degree as well as international students interested in an American business education who do not meet the experience requirements for an MBA program.
M.S. in Taxation
The LMU M.S. in Taxation is designed for students who want to pursue or advance their career as a tax practitioner at an accounting firm, law firm or government tax agency. Students interested in starting their own practice or joining a financial planning firm will also benefit from our curriculum. This program fosters a focused and ethical approach that develops accomplished tax professionals who are actively recruited by the Big Four, regional and local accounting firms. Small classes are taught by highly qualified faculty, creating an intimate setting that allows for maximum collaboration with your peers and faculty.
Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management
The Joint Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) transforms how you think about management through courses and experiences that prepare you to lead with an entrepreneurial mindset in a rapidly changing global environment. Our program is a joint-degree offered by 3 AACSB-accredited universities on 3 different continents in 3 global business centers: IQS School of Management in Barcelona, Spain; Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City, Taiwan and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, United States. You will study in-person at all 3 universities to immerse yourself in each country's culture and business ecosystem. In addition to guest lectures, case studies and team assignments, you will complete 2 consulting projects for real-world clients and conduct multiple site visits with local businesses, big and small.
All partner schools recruit a diverse student body from around the globe, with the majority of our students from countries located in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the Americas. As a result, you will develop life-long friendships and build a global network composed of peers, professors and successful entrepreneurs. At the end of the program, you will receive a degree from all 3 institutions and be considered an alum of each, with access to all alumni benefits and services.
M.S. in Accounting: cba.lmu.edu/msa
M.S. in Business Analytics: cba.lmu.edu/msba
M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Innovation: cba.lmu.edu/msesi
M.S. in Management: cba.lmu.edu/msm
M.S. in Taxation: We are welcoming our inaugural class for fall 2022. We will have information about our incoming class posted on our website soon.
Master of Global Entrepreneurial Management: All partner schools recruit a diverse student body from around the globe, with the majority of our students from countries located in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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