Executive MBA: At A Glance

Length & Credits

20-month program: 48 credits and five semesters

One-year program: 30 credits and three semester

Weekly Schedule

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. 

Key Dates
  • The 20-Month program begins in September / late August with orientation.
  • The one-year program begins in late April/May with orientation. Possible January start for students who meet the requirements.
  • The international residency is held during the University’s spring break of the final semester.
  • Graduating EMBA students participate in the University commencement ceremony in May.
Profile of an EMBA cohort


The Executive MBA Programs are innovative graduate degree programs designed specifically for highly motivated and successful individuals. Students are selected with an emphasis on diversity of experience, profession, and industry.

  • A minimum of five years professional experience is required, and candidates should demonstrate leadership as well as a proven record of high performance.
  • One class is admitted per year in Septemberlate August for the 20-month Program.
  • One class is admitted per year in early May for the one-year program.
Tuition 
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