Saint Joseph's MBA model is the first and only in Philadelphia to allow you to fully customize your experience. Our stackable, three-certificate model lets you choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. Take them in any order, at your own pace, with the added flexibility of choosing online or on-campus options.
Executive Master's in Business Administration (EMBA)
Saint Joseph's University offers the only one-year executive MBA program over three-to-five semesters. The curriculum develops strategic management and leadership skills within a global business perspective — including multiple opportunities to interact with active CEOs and C-Level executives on real business cases. Learn in a class of motivated, experienced peers and gain the skills you need to attain your personal and professional goals and become an ethical, effective and impactful leader.
Designed for Leaders
Surrounded by accomplished students and peers, the executive MBA classroom format is energetic and collaborative – designed to stimulate critical thinking and engage dynamic discussion. Our purpose is to develop the next generation of senior business professionals through a rigorous education grounded in ethics, teamwork and leadership.
The program incorporates an international residency, which gives students a deeper understanding of the managerial, political and cultural concepts that influence and drive international business.
Top-Ranked Executive MBA
Saint Joseph's executive MBA program is regularly recognized by top rankings organizations and business publications. Recently, the program was listed among the tier one institutions for executive MBA programs worldwide by CEO Magazine in their 2021 Global MBA Rankings report. It has also been recognized once again in U.S. News & World Report's rankings for graduate programs, making it one of the top 20 best executive MBA programs.
A rigorous, accelerated program designed for students with at least five years of professional experience and an undergraduate degree in business.
Designed for professionals with at least five years of work/managerial experience who studied an undergraduate major outside of finance and accounting.
As an entrepreneur, the [EMBA] program enabled me to design a successful start-up company. An accelerated curriculum focused on domestic and global business was challenging, and the team approach made the journey fulfilling and fun.
At a Glance
20-month program: 48 credits and five semesters
One-year program: 30 credits and three semesters
Classes meet on one Friday and two Saturdays per month from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Supplemental online sessions may be required. These will be held usually on Wednesday evenings beginning at 8:00pm during the semester.
Student breaks are scheduled between each semester.
|Profile of an EMBA cohort|
A minimum of five years professional experience is required, and candidates should demonstrate leadership as well as a proven record of high performance.
$1,673 per credit – 48 credits: 20-month program (2021-2022)
$2,310 per credit – 30 credits: 1-year program (2021-2022)
Tuition and fees include: laptop computer; textbooks; instructional materials; the Global Residency costs; parking permits; student ID; library and computer lab fees; breakfast and lunch on class days, and executive coaching.
Saint Joseph's is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.
*note - discounts cannot be combined.
|Career Development||The Career Development Center at SJU offers a host of resources including resume review, interview prep, on-campus career fairs and interviews, workshops and networking events.|