Loyola University Maryland first offered courses in accounting and business administration at the undergraduate level in 1937. The Master of Business Administration was first offered in 1967. Loyola introduced the Executive MBA program in 1973, the first of its kind in the Baltimore-Washington area. In 1984, the business school was formally named the Rev. Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J., School of Business and Management in honor of the late Rev. Joseph A. Sellinger, S.J.

In 1988, Loyola University Maryland earned AACSB-International in both business and accounting—a distinction earned by only 5% of business schools worldwide.

The Sellinger School of Business has a strong tradition of excellence in undergraduate and graduate business programs that are known for:

  • Ethical leadership: A values-centered business education
  • Strong connections: An alumni network of more than 20,000
  • Quality education: Programs that have earned top rankings by the Financial TimesBusinessWeek, U.S. News & World ReportPrinceton Review, and more
  • Accreditation: AACSB-International accredited in both business and accounting – only 5% of business schools worldwide, hold dual accreditation through AACSB
  • Scholarship: 97% of faculty hold terminal degrees in their academic specialties and are committed to research
  • History: The first MBA program in the Baltimore region
  • Reputation: Faculty regularly serve as experts in regional and national media 

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