Executive MBA Admissions Consulting
Are you hoping to accelerate your career growth while continuing to work full time?
Or perhaps you want to take one year off and study with other mid-career executives?
Do you have strong leadership experience and want to magnify your impact and hone your business skills?
If so, an Executive MBA may be the way to get ahead professionally and land the job you have been eyeing or open up additional C suite or Director/VP opportunities. 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.
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Part-Time Executive MBA
These more “traditional” EMBA programs are geared towards working professionals looking to attend classes on weekends while continuing to work full-time.
The Chicago Booth EMBA program lasts 22 months. Students are assigned either Chicago, London, or Hong Kong as their primary campus. All students will spend at least three weeks in Chicago, one in Hong Kong, and one in London during international session weeks.
Wharton’s EMBA is a 24-month program. Working professionals can choose the Philadelphia or San Francisco campus. All students will partake in Wharton’s Global Business Week, chosen from a selection of destinations that mix students from the San Francisco and Philadelphia campuses.
The Kellogg EMBA is a two-year program. Students have the choice between the Miami, FL and Evanston, IL campuses, and will also have the opportunity to study at Kellogg’s five premier partner institutions around the world. Those studying at the Miami campus will attend classes once a month from Thursday afternoon to midday Sunday, while those in Evanston will attend classes every other week from Friday morning through Saturday, and the occasional Sunday.
Columbia Business School’s EMBA program offers a few different schedules for working professionals. The EMBA NY Friday/Saturday option lasts for a duration of 20 months and includes two five-day residencies, while the EMBA NY Saturday option lasts 24 months and includes three three-day residencies. CBS also offers an EMBA Americas program for executives living in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. This once a month in NY in a weeklong format, with three weeklong meetings in Seattle, Toronto, and Latin America.
Duke Fuqua’s Weekend EMBA is a 22-month program with one three-day residency a month and hybrid distance learning periods in between. The Global EMBA program lasts 21 months and offers one-week residencies through Asia, Latin America, and Europe, preceded and followed by distance learning periods and a final two-week residency in Durham, NC.
The Michigan Ross EMBA program holds on-campus residencies once a month from Friday to Saturday over the course of 21 months. Students have the choice between Ann Arbor, MI and Los Angeles, CA. At key points in the program, students from Los Angeles will join those in Ann Arbor for classes, networking, collaboration, and to graduate as a group.
The NYU Stern EMBA program allows working professionals to earn their degree in 22 months with classes held every other week. In the first year of the program, each class will partake in an immersive Global Study Tour, a one-week international residency.
UCLA Anderson offers biweekly and monthly schedules for EMBA students over the course of 22 months. Before the start of the second year, students can travel abroad to destinations in Asia, South America, and Europe for a one-week residential course.
The Berkeley Haas EMBA program takes place over the course of 22 months, with classes every Thursday through Saturday about once a month. A full 25 percent of the curriculum is experiential, with five field immersions that explore leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, international business, and business and public policy.
MIT’s 20-month program is one of the shorter EMBA programs. Classes are held every third weekend, with one week-long module every six months. Additionally, students will embark on a one-week international project trip.
Full-Time Executive MBA
Full-time programs are ideal for experienced professionals looking to take time out of the workforce and dedicate themselves towards their MBA studies.
MIT Sloan Fellows is a 12-month, full-time program for mid-career leaders. Students have the choice of three degree options, MBA, SM Management of Tech, or SM Management, and will study alongside 100+ classmates from dozens of nations and industries.
Stanford’s MSx program is a 12-month, full-time master’s program in business for mid-career professionals. The program focuses on leadership development, career advancement, entrepreneurship, and career change.
The LBS Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy is a 12-month program for experienced global executives and entrepreneurs. The program encourages students to embrace change and reframe their skills, knowledge and networks.
The IBEAR MBA is a 12-month, full-time international MBA program for mid-career professionals. The typical IBEAR class is made up of 55 participants from 12 to 15 countries. Students can choose from 2 different curriculum schedules to best meet their goals.
Global EMBA Programs
Global EMBA programs, often collaborations across schools, afford students the opportunity to take classes in multiple countries. These can be great options for those considering global careers or for those with limited international experience.
Wharton’s new Global cohort in their MBA Program for Executives is a great option for those who cannot relocate to Philadelphia or San Francisco. Through a mix of online courses and in-person residential weeks, global cohort students will obtain their EMBA degree in 22 months. Synchronous virtual classes are held every other week on Thursday evenings, and Friday and Saturday mornings. Along with these online courses, the program offers five in-person residencies throughout the duration of the program.
Duke Fuqua’s Global EMBA program lasts 21 months and offers one-week residencies through Asia, Latin America, and Europe, preceded and followed by distance learning periods and a final two-week residency in Durham, NC.
UVA Darden’s Global EMBA consists of 20 weekend residencies, 2 leadership residencies, 4 global residencies, and distance learning. The program is spread across three calendar years and requires students to take a total of 50 days out of the office.
Columbia Business School’s EMBA-Global Americas and Europe is a partnership with London Business School, enabling students to earn two full MBA degrees by taking monthly classes that alternate between London and New York. The school’s EMBA-Global Asia program allows students to study in Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York, and London. Here, students earn an MBA conferred jointly by London Business School, the University of Hong Kong, and Columbia Business School.
UCLA Anderson’s global EMBA program is in partnership with the National University of Singapore. The program hosts 6 two-week sessions spanning across a 15-month period. These sessions meet twice in Los Angeles, twice in Singapore, once in Shanghai/Shenzhen, and once in Bangalore/Mumbai.