Executive MBA (E-MBA) Programs 2024

69

Online E-MBA Programs

140

Campus E-MBA Programs

142

Total E-MBA Programs

Online Leadership Programs

Discover information on start dates, credit transfer processes, initial salary expectations, financial aid opportunities, GMAT requirements, tuition fees, student-to-faculty ratios, and average post-graduation employment rates.

For prospective B-Students who are looking for executive MBA programs work full-time and still want to earn an MBA, many campus and online MBA programs offer the flexibility of Part-Time or Evening and Weekend programs. If you are looking for a program that meets that bill, find a listings of the best ranked programs in the tables and charts below.

What is an Executive MBA?

An Executive MBA (EMBA) is a specialized Master of Business Administration degree designed specifically for experienced business professionals. It is a two-year program that provides a comprehensive education in business management and leadership. The target audience for this degree are business executives who have five or more years of managerial experience with an average age of students being 38 years old.  

EMBA courses cover topics such as finance, accounting, marketing, operations, and strategy. EMBA students have a unique advantage because they are able to apply their experience to their coursework and gain a deeper understanding of the material. The program also helps students develop the skills needed to become successful business leaders. 

Executive MBA programs will usually about 50% less time than a traditional full-time program. You will learn from the same professors and generally take the same curriculum as your full-time MBA cohorts. The tables below ranks the campus MBA programs with the best campus and online part-time MBA programs.

100 Best Ranked E-MBA Programs

Rank University State, CityOffered AsGlobal Rank
1 Northwestern University Evanston, ILCampus, Full-Time1
2 Stanford University Stanford, CACampus, Full-Time2
3 Columbia University New York, NYCampus, Full-Time4
4 Duke University Durham, NC1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time5
5 New York University New York, NYCampus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time6
6 The University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership7
7 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership8
8 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NCCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Partnership9
9 University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time13
10 The University of Chicago Chicago, ILCampus, Full-Time14
11 Brigham Young University Provo, UTCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time15
12 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership16
13 Georgetown University Washington, DC1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership17
14 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time19
15 Rice University Houston, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time20
16 University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time21
17 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TXCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time22
18 Yale University New Haven, CTCampus, Full-Time23
19 Emory University Atlanta, GACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time24
20 University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership25
21 Vanderbilt University Nashville, IN1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Partnership26
22 Cornell University Ithaca, NY1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Partnership27
23 University of Washington Seattle, WA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time28
24 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MOCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership29
25 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time30
26 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time31
27 University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MNCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership32
28 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Partnership34
29 University of Rochester Rochester, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership35
30 University of Virginia-Darden Charlottesville, VACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership36
31 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership37
32 Boston University Boston, MA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership41
33 Texas A&M University College Station, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time42
34 The University of Georgia Athens, GACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time45
35 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership46
36 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UTCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership48
37 Fordham University New York, NY1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership49
38 The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PACampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online50
39 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OHCampus, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership51
40 University of Maryland College Park, MDCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time53
41 Babson College Babson Park, MA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time55
42 American University Washington, DCCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time56
43 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time57
44 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time58
45 The University of Iowa Iowa City, IACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership59
46 University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership60
47 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership61
48 Brandeis University Waltham, MACampus, Full-Time, Part-Time62
49 University of Florida Gainesville, FL1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership63
50 University of Hartford West Hartford, CTCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time64
51 The Ohio State University Columbus, OHCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership65
52 University of St. Thomas-Minnesota Minneapolis, MNCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time66
53 Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte, NCCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time67
54 North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro, NCCampus, Full-Time68
55 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time69
56 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership70
57 Baruch College-The City University of New York New York, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time71
58 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time72
59 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time74
60 Miami University Oxford, OHCampus, Full-Time, Off Campus76
61 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time77
62 Pepperdine University Los Angeles, CACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership78
63 Tulane University New Orleans, LA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership80
64 The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership83
65 University of Denver Denver, COCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership84
66 Temple University Philadelphia, PACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership85
67 Syracuse University Syracuse, NYCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online86
68 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership87
69 The University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn, MICampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership88
70 Villanova University Villanova, PACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time89
71 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time90
72 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership91
73 Hofstra University Hempstead, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time96
74 Saint Mary's College of California Moraga, CACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time98
75 University of Nevada, Las Vegas Las Vegas, NVCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time101
76 Suffolk University Boston, MACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time103
77 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, ALCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time106
78 University of Richmond Richmond, VACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership107
79 Chapman University Orange, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership108
80 Purdue University Calumet Hammond, INCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time109
81 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time111
82 Texas State University San Marcos, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time112
83 Iowa State University Iowa City, IACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership117
84 Baylor University Waco, TXCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership118
85 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership120
86 Wake Forest University Charlotte, NC1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Partnership121
87 University of Houston Houston, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership123
88 Marquette University Milwaukee, WICampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time124
89 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time126
90 Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey-Newark/New Brunswick Newark, NJCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time129
91 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, ALCampus130
92 University of Oklahoma Norman, OKCampus131
93 University of Oregon Eugene, OR1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Partnership133
94 Siena College Loudonville, NYCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time134
95 Howard University Washington, DCCampus, Full-Time136
96 Wright State University Dayton, OHCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time137
97 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CACampus, Full-Time141
98 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership146
99 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time149
100 Fairfield University Fairfield, CTCampus, Full-Time152
101 Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CACampus, Full-Time153
102 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership154
103 University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time157
104 California State University, Stanislaus Turlock, CACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time160
105 Binghamton University Binghamton, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time161
106 Oakland University Rochester, MI1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time162
107 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership163
108 Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership165
109 The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg Middletown, PA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership167
110 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time168
111 Auburn University Auburn, ALCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Part-Time170
112 University of Vermont Burlington, VTCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time171
113 University at Buffalo, State University of New York Buffalo, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership174
114 University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MOCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time178
115 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, ARCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time179
116 University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time180
117 The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time181
118 Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time182
119 University of Oklahoma Norman, OKCampus, Full-Time183
120 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GACampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time184
121 Seattle University Seattle, WA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time187
122 California State University, Long Beach Long Beach, CACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time188
123 Boise State University Boise, IDCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time189
124 Grand Valley State University Grand Rapids, MICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time191
125 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time193
126 Creighton University Omaha, NECampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time194
127 University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville, ALCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time197
128 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership203
129 University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington, NC1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership204
130 Millsaps College Jackson, MSCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time205
131 Hult International Business School Cambridge, MACampus, Full-Time206
132 The University of Rhode Island Kingston, RICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time207
133 St. John's University Queens, NYCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time209
134 California State University, East Bay Hayward, CA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time213
135 Clark University Worcester, MACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time214
136 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership217
137 Adelphi University Garden City, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time220
138 Rider University Lawrenceville, NJCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time221
139 University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NECampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership223
140 Providence College Providence, RI1-Year, Campus, Full-Time, Part-Time224
141 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point, WICampus, Full-Time, Online225
142 Ball State University Muncie, INCampus, Full-Time, Online226
143 Texas Southern University Houston, TXCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time228
144 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Part-Time232
145 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time233
146 University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, COCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time235
147 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, ALCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time236
148 The University of Tampa Tampa, FLCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time237
149 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, INCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Online, Part-Time241
150 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NVCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time243
151 Radford University Radford, VACampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time246
152 Rockhurst University Kansas City, MOCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time248
153 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time249
154 University of Colorado Denver Denver, COCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time252
155 Morgan State University Baltimore, MDCampus, Full-Time254
156 Bryant University Smithfield, RICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time259
157 The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJCampus, Full-Time, Online261
158 University of Tennessee at Knoxville Knoxville, TNCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time263
159 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership266
160 Rowan University Glassboro, NJCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time269
161 Western Illinois University Macomb, ILCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time270
162 Bradley University Peoria, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time273
163 Texas A&M University-Commerce Commerce, TXCampus, Full-Time, Online276
164 University of Mary Washington , VACampus, Full-Time278
165 Pace University New York, NYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership279
166 University of South Florida Tampa, FLCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time281
167 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NCCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership282
168 Saint Xavier University Chicago, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time283
169 Washington State University Pullman, WACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time284
170 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CACampus, Full-Time285
171 University of Idaho Moscow, IDCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time286
172 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PACampus, Full-Time, Online287
173 University of Louisville Louisville, KYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership288
174 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, TXCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time292
175 University of Toledo Toledo, OHCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time297
176 Wichita State University Wichita, KSCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time298
177 Cleveland State University Cleveland, OHCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership299
178 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time300
179 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time301
180 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time302
181 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MOCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time303
182 North Dakota State University Fargo, NDCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time310
183 University of Central Florida Orlando, FLCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time314
184 State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NYCampus, Full-Time317
185 University of Connecticut Storrs, CTCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time318
186 Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato, MN1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time319
187 University of Maine Orono, MECampus, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time320
188 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, ARCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership321
189 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MICampus, Full-Time, Part-Time325
190 Ohio University Athens, OHCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership326
191 Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, ILCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time327
192 University of Missouri Columbia, MOCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time328
193 West Virginia University Morgantown, WVCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time333
194 University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HICampus, Full-Time342
195 Columbus State University Columbus, GACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time343
196 The University of Michigan-Flint Flint, MICampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership349
197 University of Montana Missoula, MT1-Year, Campus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership350
198 Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CACampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Part-Time352
199 Le Moyne College Syracuse, NYCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time354
200 Savannah State University Savannah, GACampus, Full-Time, Part-Time356
201 University of Tennessee at Martin Martin, TNCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time358
202 University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GACampus, Full-Time, Part-Time359
203 New York Institute of Technology New York, NYCampus, Full-Time, Part-Time364
204 Northern Michigan University Marquette, MICampus, Full-Time, Part-Time366
205 Ohio Northern University Ada, OHCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online369
206 The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NMCampus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time372
207 Shippensburg University Shippensburg, PACampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time375
208 Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans, LA1-Year, Campus, Full-Time, Part-Time377
209 Prairie View A&M University Prairie View, TXCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time384
210 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PACampus, Full-Time387
211 Bellarmine University Louisville, KYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time389
212 Widener University Chester, PA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership391
213 Stockton University Galloway, NJCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online392
214 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time393
215 Meredith College Raleigh, NCCampus, Full-Time394
216 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NYCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time402
217 South Carolina State University Orangeburg, SC1-Year, Campus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online403
218 Western Washington University Bellingham, WACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time404
219 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette, LACampus, Full-Time, Online405
220 California State University, Bakersfield Bakersfield, CACampus, Full-Time406
221 Berry College Mount Berry, GACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time408
222 University of Wyoming Laramie, WYCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time410
223 Yeshiva University New York, NYCampus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time411
224 Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, ALCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time414
225 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OHCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time417
226 Western New England University Springfield, MA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time419
227 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time422
228 Rollins College Winter Park, FLCampus, Full-Time423
229 University of Houston-Downtown Houston, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time430
230 University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Oshkosh, WICampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time432
231 Kent State University Kent, OHCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Part-Time, Partnership433
232 Niagara University Niagara University, NYCampus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time434
233 Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KSCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time435
234 University of Evansville Evansville, INCampus, Full-Time439
235 Indiana University Kokomo Kokomo, INCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time445
236 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time448
237 Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time452
238 Stetson University DeLand, FLCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership453
239 The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time455
240 Dalton State College Dalton, GACampus, Full-Time456
241 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time459
242 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, ILCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time469
243 Stonehill College Easton, MACampus, Full-Time470
244 University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MDCampus, Full-Time472
245 Black Hills State University Spearfish, SDCampus, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time473
246 Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CACampus, Full-Time474
247 Indiana University Northwest Gary, INCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time475
248 University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell, MA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time480
249 Winthrop University Rock Hill, SCCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time482
250 Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TXCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time485
251 Drury University Springfield, MOCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time486
252 University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls, WICampus, Full-Time, Part-Time488
253 Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant, OKCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time, Partnership492
254 Nicholls State University Thibodaux, LACampus, Full-Time, Part-Time501
255 State University of New York College at Oneonta Oneonta, NYCampus, Full-Time505
256 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TXCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time506
257 California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, CA1-Year, Campus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time, Partnership509
258 The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler, TXCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time510
259 Abilene Christian University Abilene, TXCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time511
260 University of the Pacific Sacramento, CACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time, Partnership513
261 Union University Jackson, TNCampus, Full-Time, Online514
262 Texas A&M University-Kingsville , TXFull-Time, Online515
263 The University of North Dakota Grand Forks, NDCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time516
264 Youngstown State University Youngstown, OHCampus, Distance Education, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time517
265 Delaware State University Dover, DECampus, Full-Time518
266 Menlo College Atherton, CACampus, Full-Time521
267 Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time526
268 Barry University Miami Shores, FLCampus, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time529
269 Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City, NCCampus, Full-Time531
270 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KYCampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Off Campus, Online, Part-Time532
271 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, ARCampus, Distance Education, Full-Time, Online, Part-Time538
272 The University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville, NCCampus, Full-Time539
273 University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Fort Smith, ARCampus, Full-Time543
274 Seattle Pacific University Seattle, WACampus, Evenings and Weekends, Full-Time, Part-Time726

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Benefits of an Executive MBA

Choosing an Executive MBA program is a major decision that comes with a significant time and financial commitment. While the costs of an Executive MBA program can be high, the potential return on investment is often even higher. In addition to the opportunity to gain a valuable business degree, there are many other benefits to earning an Executive MBA.

For starters, an Executive MBA program can open up new job opportunities and promotions. Because many executive leadership positions require advanced degrees, earning an Executive MBA gives you a competitive edge. You’ll also be able to learn from experienced instructors and gain access to valuable networks, resources, and experiences that can help further your career.

An Executive MBA program can also help you become a more effective leader. Through coursework and activities, you’ll learn how to apply the latest business theories and strategies to real-world problems. As a result, you’ll be able to make more informed decisions and develop the skills necessary to become a successful executive leader.

Finally, an Executive MBA program can also provide you with the opportunity to hone your business acumen. With a comprehensive curriculum, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the business world and how to make informed decisions that can benefit your organization. Plus, you’ll gain the confidence you need to lead with authority and make an impact on your organization.

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Types of Executive MBA Programs

An E MBA program is a two-year graduate-level degree program designed for business executives who want to further their education without leaving their job. There are several types of EMBA programs available, including full-time, part-time, accelerated, and executive formats. Full-time programs are typically offered by universities, while part-time, accelerated, and executive programs are usually offered by business schools. Each type of program has its own unique curriculum, structure, and cost.

Full-time programs are typically two years in length and require students to attend classes on campus. The curriculum for this type of program is usually intensive and focuses on general management topics, such as economics, marketing, finance, accounting, and business strategy. Part-time programs are typically two to three years in length and allow students to attend classes after working hours or on weekends. The curriculum for this type of program is often more flexible and includes electives and specialized topics.

Accelerated programs are typically one year in length and offer a more intensive curriculum than full-time or part-time programs. These programs are often more expensive than other types of EMBA programs and require students to complete their coursework in a shorter period of time. Executive programs are typically offered by business schools and are designed for experienced executives who want to enhance their knowledge and skills. These programs usually focus on advanced topics and require students to complete an internship or project in addition to their coursework.

How to Choose an Executive MBA Program

Choosing the right Executive MBA program can be a difficult decision. There are many factors to consider, including cost, location, and curriculum. Luckily, there are some great resources available that can help you compare different programs and decide which one is right for you.

Fortune Magazine releases an annual ranking of the top EMBA programs, and websites like Poets&Quants provide comprehensive rankings of various EMBA programs.

Many schools provide information about their programs on their websites and may even offer virtual tours to get a better understanding of their program. Additionally, you can look into the alumni network of a given program to get a better feel of the school and its culture. Ultimately, you want to make sure that the program you choose is the best fit for you and your career goals.

Executive MBA vs Traditional MBA

An Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and a traditional Master of Business Administration (MBA) both offer a comprehensive understanding of business and management practices. However, they cater to different career stages and have unique structures and expectations.

Executive MBA (EMBA)

Designed for mid-to-senior-level professionals, an EMBA program offers a way for individuals to earn an MBA degree without interrupting their careers.

  • Work Experience: EMBA candidates typically have more work experience—often 10 years or more, with significant time in managerial or leadership roles.
  • Program Structure: EMBA programs are usually part-time and designed around the schedules of busy executives. Classes often take place on weekends or in the evenings.
  • Networking: The EMBA offers a unique opportunity to network with other experienced professionals, which can lead to new business opportunities.
  • Cost and Sponsorship: EMBA programs can be expensive, but many candidates receive partial or full sponsorship from their employers who see value in this advanced training.

Traditional MBA

Traditional MBA programs are geared toward individuals at an earlier stage in their careers who wish to gain a broad understanding of business.

  • Work Experience: Traditional MBA candidates often have less work experience, sometimes only a few years, and not necessarily in managerial roles.
  • Program Structure: Traditional MBA programs are commonly full-time and require a two-year commitment, though part-time and one-year accelerated options exist.
  • Internships: Traditional MBA programs often incorporate internships, allowing students to gain practical experience and potentially secure post-graduation employment.
  • Cost and Financial Aid: Traditional MBA programs can also be costly, but financial aid, including scholarships and loans, is typically more widely available.

Both EMBA and traditional MBA programs have their merits and are valuable in advancing your career. The choice between the two depends largely on your career stage, professional goals, and personal circumstances.

Common Executive Mba Coursework
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Common Executive MBA Coursework

Most Executive MBA programs offer coursework in the same subjects as traditional MBA programs, but with a more developed focus on executive leadership. Typical courses include marketing, finance, operations, accounting, economics, and organizational behavior. Additionally, many programs allow students to customize their degree based on their career goals, by choosing from topics such as corporate strategy, global business, and entrepreneurship. Many programs also offer a capstone project or research experience in order to round out the degree. Students should research the coursework and requirements of each program to ensure they are getting the best education possible.

Ten Typical Executive MBA Classes and What You’ll Learn

1. Strategic Management: In this class, EMBA students scrutinize the complexities of business strategy formulation and execution at an executive level. They tackle real-world case studies, learning to craft, implement, and continuously adapt strategies to maintain a competitive edge. This course empowers executives to influence not just the direction of their departments but the entire business, fostering a broader, more holistic understanding of corporate strategy.

2. Marketing Management: This advanced course dissects marketing strategies, consumer behavior, and market segmentation with a focus on executive leadership. EMBA students learn to leverage marketing analytics, lead high-impact marketing initiatives, and shape the direction of a brand. These skills enable executives to drive marketing strategy and customer engagement in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

3. Financial Accounting: Delving deeper than basic accounting principles, this class covers advanced financial accounting, financial statement analysis, and corporate financial reporting. Executives learn to interpret and leverage financial data to evaluate an organization’s financial health, manage risks, and make strategic decisions affecting profitability and financial stability. This knowledge is crucial for executives who must navigate an increasingly complex financial landscape.

4. Business Analytics: This course presents sophisticated data analysis techniques, focusing on leveraging data for strategic decision-making. EMBA students learn to translate complex data sets into actionable insights. They develop skills to use predictive models, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in business applications. For today’s executives, mastering business analytics is essential to driving innovation, enhancing operational efficiency, and creating a competitive advantage.

5. Organizational Behavior: This advanced course studies the dynamics of individual and group behavior in organizations and how to manage them effectively. Students learn to understand, predict, and influence behavior in an organizational context, with topics including leadership, motivation, team dynamics, and conflict resolution. For executives, these insights are key to driving organizational change, fostering a positive corporate culture, and enhancing employee productivity and satisfaction.

6. Operations Management: Operations Management courses in an EMBA program often dive into the complexities of global supply chain management, lean operations, and quality control. Executives learn to optimize operational processes, manage supply chains effectively, and drive efficiency, equipping them with skills necessary to oversee large, intricate operational systems.

7. Corporate Finance: This class ventures into the world of capital investment decisions, corporate financing, and risk management. For executives, understanding these areas is crucial for making decisions about investments, financing strategies, and managing financial risks to drive business growth.

8. Managerial Economics: EMBA students in this course explore economic theories as applied to managerial decision-making. They grapple with market dynamics, pricing strategies, and the economic implications of business decisions. This knowledge aids executives in making informed decisions that optimize business performance in diverse economic environments.

9. Innovation and Entrepreneurship: This course encourages EMBA students to foster a culture of innovation and navigate the intricacies of business creation and growth. From developing disruptive business models to managing a startup, executives learn to lead innovative projects and drive entrepreneurial initiatives within their organizations.

10. Leadership and Ethics: Leadership courses in an EMBA program often delve into ethical decision-making, change management, and personal leadership styles. Executives develop their unique leadership approach, learn to lead with integrity, and manage change effectively. This course is particularly relevant for senior executives responsible for setting the moral compass of their organizations and leading teams through transformative change.

Costs of an Executive MBA Program

Attending an Executive MBA program can be a costly endeavor, as the tuition for a top-tier program can range from $30,000 to $90,000. However, the potential return on investment is undeniable. Many EMBA programs offer scholarships and fellowships, and some employers may cover or subsidize the cost of an Executive MBA degree. Students should research the available options and take advantage of any that may be available to them.

It is also important to note that the cost of an EMBA program includes more than just tuition. Students should consider costs for books, travel, lodging, and any other costs associated with their program. Additionally, students should factor in the opportunity cost of taking time away from work to attend classes and complete coursework. By factoring in all associated costs, students can get a better understanding of the true cost of an Executive MBA program.

Admission Requirements for Executive MBA Programs

For those seeking an Executive MBA, admission requirements vary by school. Generally, applicants are expected to have at least five years of professional experience, a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and a GMAT or GRE score. Some programs may require additional documents such as a current resume and letters of recommendation.

Many schools also require applicants to complete an in-person or virtual interview with the admissions committee. In addition, prospective students may need to demonstrate their knowledge of business fundamentals, such as finance or accounting, through written essays or work samples. Ultimately, each school sets its own standards for admission and it is important for applicants to research each program thoroughly to understand the requirements for admission.

Six Common Admission Requirements for EMBA Programs

  1. Work Experience – EMBA programs set their sights on professionals who can show at least 5-10 years in the workforce. Yet, it’s not simply about duration. They focus more on those who have held leadership or managerial roles. From helming a team to steering a project or making significant strategic decisions, programs value hands-on experience in leadership.
  2. Academic Qualifications – A degree from an accredited university typically stands as a standard entry point for these programs. They don’t narrow their focus to a particular field of study. However, there’s a caveat. Some programs might take into consideration candidates who haven’t completed a formal education but boast a comprehensive professional background. This opens up avenues for professionals who bring a wealth of experience to the table.
  3. References – References have a job to do. They need to shed light on the candidate’s professional achievements, leadership acumen, and inherent qualities. It’s usually professional references that programs ask for. Whether it’s a current or former boss, a colleague, or someone else who can vouch for the candidate’s potential, these reference letters offer a multi-faceted view of the candidate to the admissions committee.
  4. Essays and Personal Statements – Essays and personal statements offer a stage for candidates. They get to outline their career aspirations, leadership journey, and the rationale behind choosing an EMBA. It’s the candidate’s chance to recount their story, create a personal brand, and stitch together how an EMBA can shape their career path. These essays don’t just reflect the candidate’s writing prowess but also offer a glimpse into their strategic thought process and self-awareness.
  5. Interviews – EMBA admissions often include interviews as a crucial component. Be it face-to-face or virtual, they allow the admissions committee to gauge a candidate’s communication skills, leadership promise, and fit for the program. The conversation might revolve around career milestones, leadership experiences, teamwork, and motivations for pursuing an EMBA. But remember, the interview isn’t a one-way street. It also offers the candidate an opportunity to evaluate the program and the institution.
  6. GMAT/GRE Scores – A number of EMBA programs might ask for GMAT or GRE scores as a part of the application. These standardized tests aim to evaluate analytical writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills. But many programs might let go of this requirement for candidates with extensive work experience, advanced degrees, or an impressive academic track record, acknowledging that these tests might not always paint the best picture of executive potential.

Below is a simplified table summarizing these requirements:

Admission RequirementsDescription
Work Experience5-10 years of professional experience, often in leadership roles
Academic QualificationsAn undergraduate degree
ReferencesProfessional references attesting to work and leadership capabilities
Essays/Personal StatementsWritten documents outlining career goals and reasons for pursuing an EMBA
InterviewsPersonal interviews with the admissions committee
GMAT/GRE ScoresMay be required or waived depending on the program and the applicant’s professional experience

Remember, each program has unique admission criteria. Always check the specific requirements of the programs you’re interested in. And remember, even if you don’t meet every single requirement, it may still be worth applying. Many programs consider the whole applicant, not just individual qualifications.

Frequently Asked Questions About Executive MBAs

Yes, there are rankings of executive MBA programs. For example, the following magazines offer EMBA rankings: Fortune Magazine, Poets&Quants, USNews

Executive master of business administration (EMBA) is a degree program specifically designed for working corporate executives and senior managers. An EMBA enables executives to earn the degree while continuing to hold their existing jobs, typically with considerable work experience before entering the program.

An EMBA program typically includes classroom teaching on evenings and weekends, online classes and tutorials, and occasional full-day workshops. The program is equivalent to a full-time MBA program in scope and requirements, and can last up to 24 months.

Earning an EMBA can provide enhanced skills to advance your career prospects at your organization, as well as the credential of a master’s degree and a new alumni network. It also gives you the opportunity to apply the management techniques and best practices learned in the classroom to real-life situations.

Whether an EMBA degree program would be worthwhile depends on your set of requirements, career goals, basic needs, lifestyle, and other factors. You should conduct a basic return on investment analysis to gauge if it is financially worth it. Additionally, if you are working full-time while earning your EMBA

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