Application Requirements

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Application Process


Complete and submit an online application and pay a $50 non-refundable application fee.

  • Resume: You will be required to upload a professional resume.
  • Personal Statement: You will be required to upload a personal statement no more than 2 pages (12-point font, double-spaced) addressing why you are applying to the EMBA program at this point in your career, what your short and long-term career goals are and why the LMU EMBA is a good fit for your professional development needs.

Two Letters of Recommendation

Your letters should come from current/former colleagues (e.g. supervisor, peer and/or client) with whom you have worked closely and who can assess your capabilities and leadership potential. You will include the contact information for your recommenders in your application, and they will be contacted by LMU to upload their letters directly into your application file.

College/University Transcripts

Provide transcripts for all colleges or universities you have attended. You may upload unofficial transcripts directly into your online application. You should request an official electronic transcript from any institution where you earned a degree. If you are a current student or alumni of LMU, there is no need to request an official transcript from the LMU Registrar.

Request that official transcripts be sent via email to If your university is unable to send an official transcript electronically, please have a physical transcript sent to:

Graduate Admission
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Charles Von der Ahe Building, Suite 235
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Applicants who have completed their postsecondary education from an institution outside the U.S. must have their transcript from their degree granting institution translated and evaluated by a U.S. transcript evaluation service. Please see our requirements for International Students for more information.


Upon submission of a completed application, qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an interview with a member of the admission committee. Interviews are by invitation only.

GMAT/GRE Test Scores

GMAT/GRE test scores are not required; however, applicants may wish to submit scores to demonstrate sufficient strength in the areas of quantitative and analytical reasoning. Applicants who wish to submit GMAT/GRE scores should use the following school codes:

  • GMAT: MSX-XN-72
  • GRE: 4403

International Applicants

LMU does not issue student (F-1) visas for the Executive MBA program. Non-U.S. citizens who are green card holders or have visa types that allow university study (such as work visas and dependent visas) may apply to the program. If you have questions about your eligibility due to your visa status, please contact

International students have additional admission requirements.

Commitment Deposit

Admitted candidates must confirm their commitment to attend and provide a non-refundable deposit of $1,000. The deposit will be applied to your tuition.