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2020-2021 Executive MBA Programs: Details, Deadlines & Requirements


Are you looking to accelerate your career growth but continue working full time? Do you have strong leadership experience and want to magnify your impact and hone your business skills?

If so, an Executive MBA (EMBA) may be the right choice to help you get ahead professionally. Whether you want to advance in your current industry, shift roles, or build a business from the ground up, an EMBA will supply you with the tools to do so.

Since EMBAs are designed for working professionals, they typically offer flexible scheduling to accommodate busy lifestyles. Nevertheless, pursuing an executive education is still a large commitment that should be given considerable thought.

While EMBA programs vary in length and required time on campus, students can easily spend 20 to 30 hours a week on assignments and projects. That said, many EMBA students in demanding professions are still able to integrate their studies into their current lives.

Top EMBA programs also vary significantly regarding pre-MBA experience requirements. For instance, Personal MBA Coach has helped applicants with four to six years of experience get into the Wharton and Columbia Business School EMBA programs. On the other hand, all of our successful MIT Sloan applicants have met the program’s minimum requirement: ten-years of experience.

Admissions requirements for EMBA programs differ in terms of testing as well. Chicago Booth’s MBA program, ranked number one in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Executive MBA Programs, requires applicants to take the EA, GMAT, or GRE. In contrast, Kellogg’s EMBA program, securing the second-place position in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings, does not require the GMAT or EA for most applicants (the GMAT is required only if applicants do not have a bachelor’s degree).



Want to learn more about top EMBA programs and which one might be right for you? Take a look at Personal MBA Coach’s latest e-book, 2020-2021 EMBA Programs: Deadlines, Details & Requirements, and let us help you gain admission at your dream school!

Whether an MBA, EMBA, part-time MBA, or graduate program seems like the best fit for you, Personal MBA Coach is here to guide you through the process.

Founded by a Wharton and MIT graduate, we regularly help applicants navigate their applications each year. We also conduct mock interviews with former M7 interviewers on our team.

Personal MBA Coach has been helping candidates through all aspects of the MBA application process for 13 years with a 96% success rate. Call us today at +1 617-645-2424 or email scott@personalmbacoach.com for a free consultation on your profile along with how we can help make your MBA dreams a reality!


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