Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Accelerated Graduate Degree Options



B.S. in Health Systems Management

MBA and MPH Options


Accelerate completion of the Loyola MBA or MPH

Start graduate coursework as an undergraduate senior

Pay undergraduate tuition rates for graduate courses as a senior

Enhance your competitiveness in the job market

Fast-track into the business or public health communities


Program Descriptions

See your HSM Academic Advisor for full program requirements


Apply for acceptance to MBA program in senior year

Attend advising and orientation meetings with Quinlan Graduate Programs

GRE waived for students with >3.5 GPA: required for students with 3.2-3.499 GPA

Enroll in two MBA courses 2nd semester senior year; may count toward both BSHSM and MBA

Continue in MBA program summer after graduation



Apply for acceptance to MPH Program by end of junior year

Minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA for all course work at Loyola University Chicago

Minimum 3.5 GPA in at least 5 completed courses in HSM major; two must be at 300 level

GRE waived

Enroll in two approved graduate courses in first semester of senior year

Graduate health policy course substituted for undergraduate health policy course

Continue in MPH program summer after graduation