Loyola Marymount University’s College of Business Administration (CBA) was established in 1926.
The CBA was among the founding participants in the Small Business Institute, a time when collegiate entrepreneurship programs were just starting.
Approximately 1,300 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students are enrolled in the College of Business Administration.
The college has honored six McGowen Scholars who each received an $18,000 scholarship from the William G. McGowan Foundation. There are only 35 McGowen Scholars nationwide.
Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review ranked the entrepreneurship undergraduate program 17th and graduate program 12th in the nation.
Entrepreneur magazine ranked Fred Kiesner, professor of management and the Conrad Hilton Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship, as one of the top five entrepreneurship professors in the United States.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the part-time MBA Program 12th.
Undergraduate: BS Accounting, BS Applied Information Management Systems, BBA Entrepreneurship, BBA Marketing, BBA Management and BBA Finance.
Graduate: Master of Science in Accounting, MBA and Executive MBA
60 full-time faculty and 25 part-time faculty. More than 90 percent of full-time faculty have Ph.D.s.
Six faculty members have received Fulbright Awards.
There are three endowed chairs in the College of Business Administration, including:
- Conrad N. Hilton Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship, Fred Kiesner, Ph.D.
- R. Chad Dreier Chair in Accounting Ethics, Lawrence Kalbers, Ph.D.
- Conrad N. Hilton Chair in Business Ethics, Thomas White, Ph.D.
The CBA has over 15,000 alumni.
The College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.